Unsung Hero: John Dillahunt
By Charlie Hall, New Bern Sun Journal
Quite a few years have passed since John Dillahunt of New Bern learned he would be forced to battle cancer.
There would be surgery, hormone therapy and 32 treatments of radiation to come for Dillahunt, a Vietnam veteran who enlisted at the age of 22 in the U.S. Army.
The thought of 32 radiation treatments seemed a huge burden and not just for medical reasons. It would mean four hours of driving every day for nearly six weeks to the Durham VA Medical Center. Read More..