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A high school prank involving a homeless man has angered a Valley veteran. He's upset someone would mistreat a man who served our country.
Ken Edmonson served in World War II and Vietnam. He understands the emotional and mental issues that often face veterans. So when Edmonson heard about a high school prank involving a homeless man, he couldn't hold back his emotions.
"My heart goes out to this man who was a veteran, a disabled veteran, a homeless veteran," says Edmonson.
Edmonson was angry when he first saw the senior prank story. Then his feelings turned to sadness when his fellow vet described how he was the butt of a bad joke.
"In his own words, they forced him to take off his clothes so they kidnapped him. Had he been of sound mind, he would have been humiliated," says Edmonson.
Edmonson says the man didn't deserve what happened.
"He's a human being. He shouldn't be disrespected. He's a disabled veteran. He fought for our country. He's due the respect," says Edmonson.
Edmonson spoke with Huntsville Police. They say no charges can be filed unless the victim takes out a warrant.