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Gary Sinise "Person of the Year?" Twitter goes crazy supporting him

December 13, 2018 - 11:37 am

A tweet by "Everybody Loves Raymond" and "The Middle" star Patricia Heaton suggesting Gary Sinise should be considered for "Person of the Year" has gone viral. Heaton's tweet was in reaction to The Gary Sinise Foundation's Snowball Express, which sent 1000 Gold Star children and their surviving parent to Disney this week.   

Earlier this week, we reported on how an entire terminal at the Nashville International Airport came to a screaching halt when the loud speaker announced that 100 Gold Star kids would be boarding a flight to Disney for the Snowball Express.  

READ HERE: Travelers at Nashville International Airport stop and sing The National Anthem to Gold Star kids heading to Disney

Heaton's tweet went viral almost immediately, garnering applause from military veterans and supporters alike.

"Preach!" said one follower.

Sinise's portrayal of Lieutenant Dan Taylor in the Oscar-winning Forrest Gump changed his life.  That role infused a dedication to service, and Sinise formed the Gary Sinise Foundation which tirelessly advocates for the nation's military, veterans and first responders and their families.

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