Finally home: Veteran and family break ground on m...
by Jessicah Peters
04:00 AM, Saturday, January 31
A retired Marine, with his wife and seven children, were greeted by an applauding crowd of more than 100 people when they arrived at the vacant lot where their mortgage-free home will soon be built. As the children ran onto the lot, U.S. Marine Co...

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