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Delray Beach man wants to take a wounded warrior veteran to Elton John concert

Posted: 3:29 PM, Nov 14, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-14 20:35:11-05

A Delray Beach man is looking to take a veteran to the Elton John concert next week. 

John Fischer, who is a retired firefighter, said this is an item on his bucket list. He has wanted to take a wounded warrior veteran to a concert. Fischer is also a fan of Elton John who is performing at the BB&T Center next week for his farewell tour.

Fischer said the tickets are in the front section of the arena and spent about $1,000 each on them. 

He said this is a way to say thank you to someone who has served. 

“I wanted to do something big, and this is big; to me, this is a bucket list item that will really an impact for me personally,” Fischer said. 

He said he hopes he can find a wounded warrior vet that is willing to go to the concert with a stranger. The concert is next Friday, November 23. 

You can contact Miranda Christian at miranda.christian@wptv.com if you know someone who would be the first interested.