EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is an excerpt from Joe Centers' column that was published in Tuesday's Norwalk Reflector.
Turning tragedy into triumph.
That’s what is happening at 85 Milan Ave. in Norwalk. On Sept. 25, a fire destroyed a home at that location. A child playing with a lighter was the cause.
Fast forward to Saturday as dozens of volunteers gathered at the same spot for a wall raising and site blessing. The event, sponsored by Firelands Habitat for Humanity, was celebrating National Women Build Week at the future home of Sarah Farr.
(NOTE - To see photos of the event, click HERE.)
Farr, who is single, wore a yellow hard hat and a huge smile as she helped lift the first wall up into place.
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