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'Extreme Makeover' Show to Build New Home for Chapman

By: AP
By: AP

A tornado-battered Kansas town gets a boost from a network TV show that builds homes for deserving families. Crews from ABC's ``Extreme Makeover Home Edition'' are expected in Chapman to begin work on a custom home for the family of an Army soldier who was wounded in Iraq. The network announced at Fort Riley today Patrick Tutweiler and his family will have a new home in Chapman.

An F4 tornado ripped through the town on June 11, destroying
Tutweiler's home and around 70 others, as well as a funeral home,
two churches and the town's three schools. One woman was killed. The tornado forced Tutweiler, his wife and four children to live
in housing at Fort Riley. ABC says it is sending the Tutweilers on
a vacation to the Bahamas while hundreds of volunteers work on
their new home, which is expected to be finished in seven days.

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