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TEMECULA, CALIF. (AP) - Actor Gary Sinise, known for playing a soldier who loses his legs in the film “Forrest Gump,” wants to stage a benefit concert to raise money to build a home in Temecula, Calif., for a Marine who lost his limbs in Afghanistan.
The Los Angeles Times reports ( http://lat.ms/Aw0bi1) that Sinise, now starring in TV’s “CSI New York,” is expected to ask the Temecula City Council on Tuesday if he can hold a concert tentatively on March 1.
The Gary Sinise Foundation and the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation have built several such homes for wounded veterans.
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