One Good Thing: Jim Carlson

OGT: Vet serves kids in need

OCEANA COUNY, MICH - Jim Carlson is a Vietnam veteran. He also--with his wife, Sheila--worked with the Oceana County Toys for Tots for years. The person who nominated him--Mike Dean--said Jim puts his heart and soul into helping the kids.

He also said Jim is the Post Commander at VFW Post 6017. Mike said Jim and Sheila do all the planning for food for fund raising for the VFW and Marine Corps League.

For serving our country during Vietnam, and for continuing to serve so many people so many years later, Jim Carlson gets today's One Good Thing.

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