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Hero’s house just won’t fit

The veterans’ support organization Home for Our Troops had recently started to build a 2,700-square-foot house in Augusta, Ga., to ease life for Army Sgt. 1st Class Sean Gittens, who had suffered concussive head injuries in Afghanistan and is partially paralyzed.
However, the Knob Hill Property Owners Association, which had provisionally approved the design, changed its mind.
“The problem is,” one association member told the Augusta Chronicle, there are “5,000-square-foot homes all the way up and down the street” and that such a “small” house would bring down property values.
“It just doesn’t fit.”
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