Vietnam War veteran Michael Reagan of Edmonds, Washington, has been a talented artist all his life. For 14 years, he’s used his artistic gifts to immortalize fallen soldiers in portraits he gives to their families.
Back in 1968, Reagan was serving in Vietnam when he witnessed the death of a close friend and fellow marine, Vinnie Santaniello, during a rocket attack. Reagan vowed to make the most of his own survival by using his drawing talent to give back. For years, Reagan specialized in drawing celebrity portraits, which he auctioned off to raise money for charity.
In 2003, Reagan began drawing military heroes killed in Afghanistan and Iraq … and giving …