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Fishing guide helps veterans by teaching them the art of fly-fishing

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Gordon Rose checks out a fly that Nathan Hansen made at the Sheridan VA Medical Center, in Sheridan, Wyo. For longtime guide and fly-tier Gordon Rose, the sport of fly fishing has been a both a career and a lifelong passion. Nine veterans are participating in a program Rose launched last month called, Sheridan WYO Healing Waters, part of a national non-profit program called Project Healing Waters that’s dedicated to helping disabled military veterans through fly fishing.

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Fran Oswald works on tying a fly during at the Sheridan VA Medical Center, in Sheridan, Wyo.

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Fran Oswald works on tying a fly at the Sheridan VA Medical Center, in Sheridan, Wyo.

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Cesar Melgar checks out the fly he just finished tying at the Sheridan VA Medical Center, in Sheridan, Wyo.

 

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The veterans are participating in a program Rose launched earlier this month called Sheridan WYO Healing Waters, a local offshoot of a national nonprofit program called Project Healing Waters dedicated to helping disabled military veterans through fly-fishing. Read the full story here.