SPRINGVILLE, Utah-- One Springville mom of 6 had both her arms and legs cut off earlier this year, and Saturday local subcontractors and her neighborhood came together to provide her a new house.
"Today we're doing the expose," Remodel Organizer Jen Rogers said. "We have actually done all brand-new tiles so that it's wheelchair friendly."
Rogers stated they gutted the old home and put in a new kitchen, bathroom and landscaping for Tiffany King and her family.King is a quadruple amputee, having lost the oxygen in her arms and legs after contracting pnemonia following neck surgery, and going into a coma.Her fiancé Mo Fonohema stated it's difficult, however he
's just delighted that she's still with him and their household."I get to bring her home, "Fonohema stated.
"A lot of people don't get that. "After two weeks of construction, bikes accompanied King and her fiancé to their next-door neighbors waiting to greet them at their front door."There were many individuals here, clear down the road,"King said." Everyone that put the house together, they have not slept, they haven't eaten simply to attempt and pull this together in time, it's remarkable."Rolling into her freshly remodeled home brought feelings for everyone there
."I'm speechless, "Fonohema said through tears." We're just glad, really thankful."With her home adjusted to her needs, now King said she's dealing with getting her prosthetic limbs so she can find out to live again."There's a long way to go still, "King stated. "There's a great deal of work to be done, however I'm going to do it."But for now, King said she has
delighted tears for all individuals who have visited her in the medical facility and assisted with the house. A remodel reveal that came in the nick of time for the weekend." This is the finest Mom's Day present ever," King said."To come home."