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Mooresville, NC - Welcome Home Veterans has been the central message for Richard's Coffee Shop in Mooresville since it began sixteen years ago. It started with Richard Warren a U.S. Army Vietnam veteran.
"He would welcome you, ask if you're a veteran, and if you were, he would say 'welcome home'," said Lynn King, a U.S. Air Force World War II vet.
Since then, the coffee place has become a military museum - filled with memorabilia - and a place where veterans of all ages and military backgrounds can connect.
"There was a guy who would come in and sit in the corner. He didn't talk to anyone. After awhile, we were able to get to him and now he's talking and as happy as can be," said King.
The shop only runs on donations and volunteers.  This month, Sam's Club gave the non-profit a check to replace the roof.

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