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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The story of a Memphis veteran living out of his car is inspiring people all across the country to take action for other vets in need.

WREG first told you about disabled Marine veteran Lonnie Whitfield earlier this week. Recently, a real estate broker from Florida promised to find him free housing for a year.

Now others are working to make sure others do not end up like Whitfield.

After WREG’s stories aired, Whitfield said the Memphis VA has stepped up to help him. They are putting him in a hotel for four days. He had previously been told by them that they didn’t have any vouchers to help him.

James Knowles of Memphis also knew he had to do something after hearing Whitfield’s story, so he started The Love Project. The Facebook group already has close to a thousand members.

Knowles is working…

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