Yard Cleanup Help for Veteran Turns Into Home Renovation Project

Yard Cleanup Help for Veteran Turns Into Home Renovation Project

NBC 5 News What started as a yard cleanup effort for a North Texas veteran turned into a complete home renovation project spearheaded by volunteers. What started as a yard cleanup effort for a North Texas veteran turned into a complete home renovation project spearheaded by volunteers. Before this week, Blake Moore of Justin didn’t know much about his neighbor Richard Cropper. Cropper approached Moore after he needed a jump for his car, which wouldn’t start. That’s when Moore said Cropper mentioned the growing pile of debris outside his home. “It was a pile of stuff here, there was a pile of stuff there. The yard was growing up past my knees in most places and over my head in some places,” Moore said. “He said it’s just gotten out of hand. He said, I’ve never been this far gone. It was in his eyes.” 3 Police, 1 Assistant Dead After Knife Attack in Paris An IT worker at a police headquarters in Paris went on a knife attack, killing three officers and an administrative assistant on Thursday. (Published Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019) That’s when Moore took to Facebook and asked if anyone had a trailer he could borrow to help his neighbor clean up. Cropper has lived on Faith Court in Justin for decades, moving there after he served in the U.S. Army. Cropper lives alone and said he doesn’t have family in the Justin area. Throughout the years, he said work and complications with family took a toll as conditions on his home slowly took a downturn, both inside and outside. “It’s kind of like, you don’t see it right away. It just sort of creeps in there,” he said. “When you get like that you don’t really have a whole lot of places to go, you […]

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