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The House from Heaven

Blanca and her twin sons lived in a house made out of bits of tin and plastic, and one day a loose piece of tin hit one boy’s face, requiring 13 stitches. With only a tiny income, Blanca didn’t know where to turn. Learn what two things ... Read Transcript


BLANCA AND HER TWIN SONS

COLLECTED SCRAP TIN AND PLASTIC

TO BUILD THEIR HOUSE.

IT IS THE COMMON MATERIAL FOR

THE POOR OF THE POOR IN EL

SALVADOR.

THIS IS WHERE SHE AND HER SONS

LIVE.

ONE DAY A PIECE OF TIN FELL OFF

THE HOUSE AND STRUCK DANIEL IN

THE FACE.

DOCTOR SAID IT TOOK 13

STITCHES TO FIX IT.

BLANCA HAS BEEN RAISING HER

SON AND BAKING.

IN A GOOD DAY SHE EARNS ONLY

$3.

IT IS HARD FOR ME BECAUSE I

KNEW I WAS TAKING THEM AWAY

FROM HER BAKING BUSINESS.

SO OPERATION BLESSING

OFFERED TO HELP.

FIRST WE PROVIDED ALL THE

MATERIALS AND THE VOLUNTEERS

NEEDED TO BUILD A NEW HOUSE FOR

BLANCA AND THE BOYS.

I WAS EXCITED TO SEE THE

HOUSE BEING BUILT.

NOW THAT IT IS FINISHED, WE

REALLY LOVE IT.

(APPLAUSE)

WE THEN BOUGHT BLANCA A NEW

WOOD BURNING OVEN AND ALL THE

INGREDIENTS NEEDED TO MAKE MORE

PIES AND PASTRIES.

SHE NOW RUNS HER SMALL BAKERY

RIGHT FROM HER NEW HOME.

IT IS GOD'S BLESSING,

THEY'RE COMING TO MY LITTLE

BUSINESS NOT JUST TO EAT, BUT

ALSO TO SEND MY BOYS BACK TO

SCHOOL.

THANKS, OPERATION BLESSING,

FOR ALL YOU BROUGHT TO US,

ESPECIALLY FOR THE NEW HOUSE.

THANK YOU AND THANKS TO GOD.

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