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By Aliya Hall
The Creswell Chronicle 

Hope Restored builds more than houses

 

May 16, 2019

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Hope Restored volunteer Penny Anderson rejoices with homeowner Ana Cruz as Cruz sees her renovated home for the first time during the third annual Hope Restored community project in 2018.

When Trisha Hern first saw her house after it was renovated by Hope Restored last year, she said she started to cry because it was so beautiful.

"It was exactly what I always wanted, but I was okay waiting for it and getting it when the time was right," she said.

It was a difficult choice for Hern to apply for the Hope Restored program. She originally turned down the application, because even though her family wasn't doing "great" she said that her children never went without. But when the water heater broke, the single mother of three said she prayed on it before choosing to fill it out....



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