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Dave Smith of Smith Brick and Stone adds another layer of stone to the front of the home being constructed for the Tyler Huffman family.

Dave Smith of Smith Brick and Stone adds another layer of stone to the front of the home being constructed for the Tyler Huffman family. Photo by Julie Smith.

The summer heat may have some construction crews working shorter days, but work on a new home for veteran Cpl. Tyler Huffman’s is in full force.

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Huffman, a Fulton native, was injured in December 2010 while serving in Afghanistan. His injuries from a sniper bullet have left him paralyzed.

At a veteran’s appreciation dinner last year, Huffman’s family was offered a plot of land by Joe and Kay Twehous so that they could build a new home in the newly formed Gray Creek subdivision.

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