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All right -- helping troops in need on this veterans day -- new program to help.
Those who are the most disabled -- -- season tying joins me live now from Fredericksburg Virginia.
Says Steve -- me a little bit about what they're doing there.
Well that's the house you see behind me is being donated to a quad -- it a quadruple amputee.
Who served in Iraq and Afghanistan Sargent John -- They first went to Iraq and I had -- -- brain injury from an IED that went off then he came home and went back to Afghanistan another IED went off.
And he lost all four of his -- so.
They're donating this house says they are for of these people who are so severely impacted by our wars all across the country and hope to build dozens of them.
Over time this is about the twelfth or thirteenth that they've done so later on today you're gonna have a ceremony here that's why the big American flag flying.
And then Jon peck is -- -- get the keys to his new house here on the chancellor's -- civil war battlefield.
And he and his mother will live there are some.
Very good story for veterans day as we see some of these people who have difficulty dealing with a ordinary houses.
Having a specially fitted Smart house that he can use that that has special features that'll make it more livable for him.
Boy what a wonderful thing you do for him and these organizers are planning to do lots of these homes -- Well that's right they've already built three of them two more being dedicated today won here in Virginia one in Missouri they have nine more in the works.
And ultimately they're hoping that everybody who's a triple or quadruple amputee from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars who wants one.
We'll get one of these houses now it's a joint effort by the Stephen -- tunnel to towers foundations.
And named after a first responder in New York on nine elevenths and the Gary Sinise foundation he of course.
An activist who's -- who's helped veterans' causes for many years so he donated a chunk of money to build a house you see behind me a 25 square foot house.
Let them with card counters that lower down.
A lower down than usual kitchen shelving that lowers down at the touch of a button shower controls that are outside the -- anything to -- -- house more usable more livable.
For somebody who has a serious just.
The great -- Tennessee is our foundation and -- -- foundation events such wonderful work in this regard thank you very much Steve we'll see you later.
That is when you -- good for them.
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