Why Franklin Graham started 'Operation Heal Our Patriots'
Franklin Graham and his wife, Jane, know all too well what it’s like to be awakened in the middle of the night and find out your son has been injured in battle.
Graham, who founded the Christian relief organization Samaritan’s Purse, never forgot what his family and others experienced – how wounded veterans continue to fight long after they leave the battlegrounds.
KTVA’s Emily Carlson spoke with Graham via satellite from Samaritan Purse headquarters in North Carolina. Graham talks about why he started “Operation Heal Our Patriots,” a spiritual retreat for veterans and their spouses -- held every summer in Port Alsworth, Alaska.
Here’s Part 3 of this week’s Frontiers, “Hope for Veterans: A Healing Journey.”