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Heroes Next Door: Volunteer Glenn Uejio keeps an upbeat attitude at veterans’ center

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Video by Dan Nakaso / dnakaso@staradvertiser.com Photos by Kat Wade / Special to the Star-Advertiser
We recently asked readers to help shine a light on the good works of a few true unsung heroes. Readers responded with nominees from divergent walks of island life who share a common desire to help others. Star-Advertiser editors chose six Heroes Next Door who are being highlighted. Glenn Uejio volunteers regularly at the Spark M. Matsunaga VA Medical Center. He is occasionally joined by his wife Constance, principal harpist at the Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra.
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KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

Glenn Uejio began volunteering at the VA in 2014. His wife Constance, above, is principal harpist with the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra and also volunteers with her husband.