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Outpouring support

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Outpouring support
Outpouring support
Update to Veteran stuggling with home

THIS.{***ANIMATION**}{***SX PLAS**}NOW TO AN UPDATE ON A VETERANSIN FOCUS STORY WE FIRST BROUGHTTO YOU EARLIER THIS WEEK.A COASTAL BEND VETERAN’S FAMILYHOME IS FALLING APART AROUND HIMAND ONCE AGAIN THE COMMUNITY HASSTEPPED UP TO HELP.GREG CHANDLER HAS THE LATEST.{***PKG**}{***SOT FULL**}REPORTER INTRO: Response toMonday’s story was tremendousyet again... with sveralcontractors offering theirservices to get Troy Stump’shome back in shape.

Tuesday wewere there as several stopped byto make estimates.THE 85 YEAR OLD STUMP HASN’TBEEN ABLE TO DO ANY REPAIRS ONHIS HOME IN YEARS.THE ROOF LEAKS... HIS KITCHENPIPES CORRODED OUT... HIS PORCHHAS NO RAILINGS.HIS SISTER IN LAW MILDRED CALLEDUS... TO TRY TO GET HIM SOMEHELP.TUESDAY... HELP ARRIVED.{***SOT FULL**}PERALEZ: One of my biggest fearsis growing old and not doingwhat I love to do.FRANK PERALEZ... OF A-B-CBUILDING AND REMODELING... WASONE OF THE FIRST CONTRACTORS ONTHE SCENE.{***SOT FULL**}FRANK PERALEZ/ABC BUILDING &REMODELING: We’re going to bedoing the inside work; theelectrical, the plumbing, thesheetrock.

I’ve got Garrettwith Garrett Plumbing here tohelp me with the plumbing, we’regoing to get him right.THEY’RE ALSO REPLACING STUMP’SNEARLY 40 YEAR OLD WATER HEATER.FOR PERALEZ... SERVING AN AGINGVETERAN... IS AN HONOR.{***SOT FULL**}PERALEZ: That’s one of the mostimportant things, taking care ofour senior citizens and notfogetting that we’re going to bethere one day.{***SOT FULL**}GALVAN: It really is an honorand a gift to be able to sevehim and to give back.DAVID GALVAN SAYS HIS FATHERTOLD HIM ABOUT STUMP’S STORY.THEIR COMPANY... GALVANROOFING... WILL FIX STUMP’SROOF.{***SOT FULL**}DAVID GALVAN/GALVAN ROOFING &CONSTRUCTION: He’s going to getall new plywood, all new deckingup there, all new shingles.

Hehas no ventilation up there sohis roof can breathe, we’regoing to have to ventilate theentire roof.ANOTHER CONTRACTOR STOPPED BYAND SAID HE’D BUILD STUMP ARAILING.THE NON-PROFIT ESPERANZA DETEJAS STOPPED BY ESPERANZA DETEJAS STOPPED BY WITH LUNCH FORTHE CONTRACTORS... AND A PROMISETO RETURN.{***SOT FULL**}We’re going to come back thisafternoon and restock hisfridge.{***SOT FULL**}REPORTER OUT: Again, responsewas amazing, so much so wehaven’t been able to get back toeveryone who called... so thankyou.

Work should be finishedwithin a couple weeks, we’llhave another update once it is.For Veterans in Focus, GregChandler, KRIS 6 News.{***WIPE**}6 News.Greg Chandler, KRIS Veterans inFocus, once it is.

For Veteransin Focus, Greg Chandler, KRISNews.{***WIPE**}{***FULLSCREEN**}IF YOU’RE A VETERAN IN NEED OFHELP, BE SURE TO CHECK OUT OURINFORMATION PAGE ATKRIS-T-V-DOT-COM SLASH VETERANSIN F

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