28 Feb '17, 5pm

A husband and wife posted the photos of two veterans who were struggling in the waiting room.

DURHAM, N.C. — A Marine Corps veteran and his wife say the scene inside a VA hospital in Durham, North Carolina, was so shocking that they felt compelled to take pictures and post them to Facebook. Now thousands of people are expressing outrage and the head of the medical center says an employee involved has been removed from patient care pending an internal review. Hanna and Stephen McMenamin posted photos of two veterans who were struggling in the waiting room. They said both older men were ignored for hours despite complaining of severe pain. They said one practically fell out of his wheelchair, and the other finally lay down on the floor after being denied a place to rest. <element> Jesse Lee, a Vietnam veteran, told WRAL-TV that he's the man in the wheelchair. He said he went to the VA for severe phantom pains after a leg amputation. "Somebody in real bad pain should ...

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