April 13, 2021

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Tunnel to Towers donates mortgage-free home to Minnesota veteran who lost legs in combat

One Minnesota veteran and his family are thanks to the new homeowners Tunnel to the Towers Foundation.

The non-profit organization, which was founded in honor of the fallen firefighter Stephen Siller on September 11, gave US Army specialist Johnathan Mullen and his family a mortgage-free smart home just in time for Easter.

In 2011, Mullen lost both legs while serving in Afghanistan, saying his “beautiful” bespoke home had completely changed his life.

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“It will help me live my life independently with no pain or stress,” said the Minnesota veteran “America’s Newsroom” on Friday.

Mullen, a father of two with a third on the way, mentioned that his previous homes were inaccessible to disabled people and he faced many challenges while navigating in a wheelchair.

“It will only allow me to live with less irritability, less pain, and serve my family, wife and children much, much better,” said Mullen.

Tunnel to Towers builds mortgage-free homes and supports Gold Star families with minimum donations of $ 11 from people across the country.

“We did it through the goodness of the Americans who donate Tunneltotowers.org“Frank Siller, CEO of Tunnel to Towers, said to co-host Bill Hemmer,” We want him to be in his new home by Easter … what a better way to do this and start his life . “

Siller added that there are many Americans who have given back to the country and Tunnel to Towers wants to help.

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The US Army specialist is studying to become a minister and plans to attend a seminar. Mullen told Hemmer he was extremely “grateful” for his new family home.

“It’s just a great way to celebrate Easter with my family,” said Mullen. “… to worship and only praise God for this wonderful gift from the tunnel to the towers.”