Documentary tells love story of quadriplegic ‘American Veteran’ and caregiver/wife

source: The Orange County Register

by Theresa Walker


It’s easy to see why someone would want to make a documentary about Nick Mendes and his wife, Wendy.

They make a cute couple — loving and playful. Devoted to each other.

He keeps her laughing with his sense of humor, including side-splitting profane remarks. He won’t let her feel down about anything. There’s no room for self pity or negative thinking with him around.

And what she does for him?


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AmDocs2017 Snapshot: American Veteran (USA, 74 min)


Mon., April 3, 6:30 pm, Camelot


America’s interventions in Iraq and Afghanistan have created a generation of American veterans so severely disabled that they would have died in previous wars.

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