Wounded veteran's lawn landscaped thanks to volunteers

Saturday, November 17, 2012 - 9:00pm

Dozens of volunteers in Prairieville came out to help a wounded veteran fix up his front lawn.

Volunteers put in new patches of grass and created a garden.

It's all part of the Homes for Our Troops program. The group is building a home for Army Cpl Jeffrey Argrave.

Argrave was seriously injured in Afghanistan during a rocket propelled grenade attack. He says the program is giving him a new chance at independence.

"The support system out here has been great," said Argrave. "Every time I come out here my mind gets blown with how many people actually come out and help and work as hard as they do and everything else. It's been a really special mind altering experience."

Argrave says the house is almost complete and he should get to move in soon; after that, he says he plans on going back to school.

For more information on Argrave click here.


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