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After stepping on a 40 lb. IED while in Afghanistan four years ago,  life changed quite a bit for U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Nick Kimmel.  But with the help of 12 donors, The Gary Sinise Foundation provided Kimmel with a “Smart Home” that will accommodate all of the veteran’s needs, even giving him a garage to restore old vehicles with his father.

“Having hard floors and wide-open spaces, I’m not worried about banging my hand and smashing it on a door jam,” Kimmel said. “It’a going to help a lot. It’s going to be a really nice thing.”

Watch the video below, courtesy of Fox 5 News, to see Kimmel’s reaction to his new home.



To donate to The Gary Sinise Foundation to help wounded veterans similar to Sgt. Kimmel, visit their website HERE.