Renovations to Selden home to help LI teen

Renovations to a Selden home are expected to make the transition from a long hospital stay easier for a teenager whose life was changed forever

SELDEN - Renovations to a Selden home are expected to make the transition from a long hospital stay easier for a teenager whose life was changed forever when a driver slammed into him.

Work on the home of Jaime and Jo Ann Rosa, whose 15-year-old son, Andrew, was hit by a car in 2010 while riding his bike, will make it handicap-accessible.

"It's a like a dream come true," says Jaime Rosa, whose son has been hospitalized since the accident. "I think this is what's going to help him."

The National Association of the Remodeling Industry is contributing the house design, the supplies and the labor for free. The Stay Strong Andrew Foundation

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