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A Walk Down Memory Lane – Groundbreaking 2008

As we near the 10th anniversary of our Fisher House’s opening in September, a wave of nostalgia swept over me.  With all the many blessings that have been poured into and over our military families, the great honor that we have to care for them overtakes my emotions.  Dave Coker, said it best, we don’t have a goal, we have a duty.  Interesting that in this short clip, featuring all the dignitaries that helped make our house a reality, it’s foretelling that I am in the audience as a witness to the day’s events.  An event that would become so impactful to our military community and to my family personally.  My spouse, Tony Hughes served as the first President, Trec Chedister was on the founding board and remains with us today, Dave Coker still leads the national foundation, Shirley Pigott was with us then, and continues and here we all are together, a part of something way bigger than each of us individually.

Here is the clip….