CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 3, 1992 |
Willie Harris is angry--angry that his once strong legs will barely support him and that a promising pro-basketball career never materialized. He's also angry that the Air Force refuses to take responsibility for his condition, he says. Harris, 50, of Huntington Beach, says his treatment by Air Force physicians in the early 1960s transformed him from a promising athlete into a bitter, disabled veteran who walks only with pain and difficulty and whose condition is expected to worsen.