Tom Hanks Surprises Veteran And His Wife In Heartwarming ‘Today Show’ Clip

Tom Hanks proved he’s one of the nicest guys in showbiz once again Friday as he surprised a wounded veteran and his wife on the “Today” show.

Hanks, 62, who has been a Hidden Heroes chairman since the campaign was launched in 2016, met U.S. marine Jimmy Ochan and his other half, Pat. Jimmy, who has served in both Iraq and Afghanistan, suffered a brain injury and shrapnel wounds during his tour of duty and now has PTSD.

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Pat thanked the Elizabeth Dole Foundation campaign in the clip for helping her get her life back on track after she put aside her dream of getting a PhD to care for Jimmy and their son.

Hanks, who hugged the shocked Ochans in the adorable video, told host Savannah Guthrie, “It is 24 hours a day that that loved one is going to require a certain type of care and attention and one human being or one family cannot do it by themselves.”

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The actor then said how people can help: “It might just be babysitting somebody’s kids, it might be sitting with the wounded veteran that is now at home.

“Everybody can write a cheque, without a doubt. But it is not a substitute for one-on-one connection.”

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