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Sun was shining bright on a Tucson veteran today

Posted at 5:56 PM, Apr 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-20 21:21:31-04

The sun was shining brightly on a Tucson veteran today.

That's because that veteran stood outside his new home, witnessing what can only be described as an act of kindness.

An army of volunteers showed up at a Tucson home, and they were there on a mission.

"Today we're pretty much covering the exterior of the house with paint," said Juan Garcia, with Habitat for Humanity.

The volunteers came from Home Depot to work with Habitat for Humanity on this gift for Vietnam veteran Larry Andruniak.

"It's huge on their part, what they're doing.  I can't imagine what the cost of painting a house would be. I don't know.  It's more than I can handle," said Andruniak.

The final phase of numerous improvements made on this home by the volunteers of Home Depot.

"They're all from Home Depot.  This is about our 7th one in a couple of months with Home Depot.  I know Home Depot's done close to 30-thousand veterans homes since 2011," said Garcia.

And what they've done for Larry Andruniak leaves him one thankful U.S. Marine.

"And they're doin' something for me that I never would have done for myself," said Andruniak.

"I'm a little emotional with this stuff because I don't ask for much ever.  And for them to do this is just out of this world."