Daniel Manrique, 33, Thousand Oaks mass shooting victim, was a Marine veteran who helped other vets

By Todd Harmonson

Ex-Marine sergeant Daniel Manrique dedicated his life to helping emotionally scarred veterans get back on their feet. And his death at the hands of a fellow Marine with post-traumatic stress syndrome showed the importance of Manrique’s mission, to get veterans the help they need, friends said.

Manrique, 33, of Thousand Oaks worked with a non-profit group helping veterans overcome their feelings of isolation, transitioning them back to the community. He also volunteered with a hospital helping the homeless and at a local church working in daycare.

“The best way I can describe him is as a ‘saint.’ He truly believed in service,” [READ MORE HERE]

Source: OC Register

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