VETERAN COLLECTING ‘TOYS FOR TOTS’: Forced to Stand Outside in Bad Weather at This Store

Screen Shot 2015-11-29 at 6.15.17 PMHow classy of the store.

Controversy is brewing in Medina, after a local Marine veteran was forced to stand outside of a Walmart this weekend as he collected money for Toys for Tots.

It was rainy and cold, but despite the weather, the store manager said he had to stand outside.

Now, people are outraged that he wasn’t allowed inside of the store.

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When someone took a picture of the Vietnam veteran and posted it to social media, the post went viral within hours. The post read, “He can bleed and die but not stand inside.”

The controversy started as a conversation between the Walmart store manager and a couple of veterans.

The vets were collecting money for Toys for Tots and the VFW. They said they asked to go inside, but the Walmart store manager said it’s against the company’s solicitation policy to allow them inside.

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