Army Cpl. Tyler Wilson was 20 years old when he was hit in a firefight in Afghanistan and paralyzed from the waist down.
Eleven years later, Wilson is five months away from becoming a father — a privilege that cost he and wife Crystal Wilson more than $14,000 in fertility treatments — service-connected health care that isn’t provided by the Veterans Affairs Department.
On Wednesday, severely disabled veterans like Wilson celebrated as Congress approved legislation that allows the VA to provide fertility services or cover the cost of adoption for veterans with service-connected infertility.
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