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Habitat for Humanity builds Vietnam War veteran new home

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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (June 9, 2014) – A Vietnam War veteran gets a new home with the help of Habitat for Humanity.

The Wabash Valley chapter of Habitat for humanity is building Daniel Wakefield a new house in Terre Haute.

Wakefield says he is grateful for their efforts.

He also says veterans often don’t think twice about serving their country, but are often left struggling and forgotten when they come back home.

“Every veteran has a hard time coming home, especially the veterans who are, you know, handicapped and lose arms and legs and that sort of thing. We all serve our nation because we love it and some paid the ultimate price by their lives so it’s important to think of all of them at this time.”

Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit organization that helps build affordable homes for people in need.

Funds for housing materials come from corporate donors and public donations.

You can find more information on habitat’s website.