Wayne State Starts 'Wounded Warriors' Scholarship

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Wayne State University is announcing a new scholarship named for a U.S. Army veteran who lost both legs in the Iraq war.

The school's College of Engineering and Urban Science says Col. Gregory Gadson and others will release details about the endowed scholarship on Thursday morning.

Gadson holds three Bronze Star awards and a Purple Heart. He was severely injured by a roadside bomb in Iraq in 2007, losing his legs and normal use of his right arm.

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