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Disabled Vietnam War veteran gets help with home repairs in Joplin, Missouri

Disabled Vietnam War veteran gets help with home repairs in Joplin, Missouri

Disabled Vietnam War veteran gets help with home repairs in Joplin, Missouri The Joplin Area Fuller Center for Housing joined forces with a veterans advocacy group and Home Depot to perform major repairs on the home of disabled Vietnam War veteran Larry Day, 71, and his wife, Mary, at this link. According to this story […]

How an ailing child’s Christmas wish became a home for the holidays

How an ailing child’s Christmas wish became a home for the holidays

(Photo, from left: Homeowner partner/volunteer Robin Pierre, homeowner partner and Army veteran Carla Ross and Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project Executive Director Kim Roberts with K’Hairi outside the Ross’ new home in West Point, Georgia.) K’Hairi has been going in and out of hospitals all eight of his years, just a fact of life with sickle-cell […]

Boy’s Christmas wish for mother to have a decent home now taking shape

Boy’s Christmas wish for mother to have a decent home now taking shape

When Christmas approached, it was time yet again for K’Hairi to climb upon Santa Claus’ lap and ask for the same thing as the year before. The 7-year-old did not ask for toys or video games. He did not even ask for the jolly old elf to end his struggles with sickle-cell anemia. Instead, he […]

All I want is for my mom to have a nice house, boy repeatedly wished; now she will

All I want is for my mom to have a nice house, boy repeatedly wished; now she will

When you’re Santa Claus, you get a lot of predictable Christmas wishes when kids sit upon your lap at the mall — dolls, video games, swing-sets … maybe even a pony. Simple enough. But what do you do when 7-year-old K’Hairi climbs onto your lap? K’Hairi, who suffers from sickle-cell disease in addition to sleep […]