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Community comes together to landscape veteran’s home in Temecula


Last updated 2/2/2018 at Noon

Volunteers shovel mulch outside the future home of retired Army Sgt. Cristian Valle Saturday, Jan. 27. In just a couple of weeks Valle will receive the keys to the home to live there. Alex Groves photo

Classic hits from the ‘70s and ‘80s blared over a speaker as dozens of people shoveled mulch, planted trees and put down grass outside Army Sgt. Cristian Valle’s future home in Temecula Valley Wine Country Saturday, Jan. 27.

The landscaping event was the second of three main events put on by Homes For Our Troops. The last will be Feb. 10, when Valle and his family will get the keys to a home that’s been specially designed to meet his needs as a double amputee, with such features as a roll-in shower, lowered countertops, pull down shelves and wheelchair accessible appliances.

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