Jay Leno Says ‘Thank You’ to Wounded Veteran Through Amazing Gift

Jay Leno decided to offer thanks to a veteran this holiday season by giving him a gift he could have some fun with.

Cpl. Ethan Laberge was seriously injured by a suicide bomber while serving in Afghanistan, NBC Today reported. He sustained many shrapnel-related wounds as well as a traumatic brain injury that left him with memory problems. To give thanks to Laberge and all the soldiers who serve and protect our country, the 64-year-old comedian surprised him with a brand new car– a 2015 Dodge SRT Hellcat.

It’s yours,” Leno tells Laberge in the video below. “America loves you. Thank you buddy. Have a lot of fun. Don’t get any tickets.”

Watch the heartwarming exchange in the video below: 

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