Taylorville - Richard Hughes is a veteran of the United States Air Force.
While being treated for blood poisoning at the Danville V.A. Clinic he sustained a broken knee and torn rotator cuff.
Those injuries have left him bed ridden, and as one friend explains, keeping him away from a very important project he's been working on in memory of a friend.
"The love of his life, the love of his life, and as you can see what was in there, that wasn't a one day project. He's spent years working on that."
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