Cancer-stricken child's family to have home rebuilt for free

The Heckman family in Amityville had enough to deal with having one of their three children suffering from Leukemia when Hurricane Sandy came though destroyed

Amityville family receives contractor's blessing

Amityville family receives contractor's blessing (Credit: News 12)

AMITYVILLE - The Heckman family in Amityville had enough to deal with having one of their three children suffering from Leukemia when Hurricane Sandy came though destroyed their home

The home was left under 4 feet of water after the storm.
 
While the family was throwing out all of their possessions destroyed by the floodwaters, contractor Patrick Bentivegna from The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) came and offered to rebuild their home free of charge.
 
Bentivegna says NARI donates time and supplies to rebuild homes for families in need.
 
Now, the Heckmans say they might just be home in time for Christmas.

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