September 18, 2015
INDEPENDENCE – Staff Sgt. Paul Brondhaver’s life is about to change.
Right now he spends most of his time in a 15 by 10 room attached to his garage. He’s unable to travel through his split-level home in New Richmond, Ohio, because of wounds he suffered during his tour in Iraq.
“He can’t go up the stairs without extreme pain,” said Meredith Iler, chairman emeritus for Helping a Hero. “It’s a gut-wrenching daily existence.”
Helping A Hero, a nonprofit organization that provides specially adapted homes for severely wounded veterans, is going to change Brondhaver’s living situation. Helping a Hero has worked closely with Arlinghaus Builders to design...