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Wounded veteran, Cpl. Kevin Vaughn, receives new home from Building Homes for Heroes Charity and Advance Auto Parts

Cpl. Kevin Vaughn, a wounded veteran that served

Cpl. Kevin Vaughn, a wounded veteran that served time in Afghanistan, received news that he will be getting a newly built house in his honor. (Credit: News 12 Long Island )

MERRICK - Cpl. Kevin Vaughn, a wounded veteran that served time in Afghanistan, received news that he will be getting a newly built house in his honor.

The construction of the home is made possible by the Building Homes for Heroes Charity and Advanced Auto Parts.

Cpl. Vaughn was hurt by an improvised explosive device while serving, lost one leg and suffered injury to the other.

Vaughn's new residence will be built in his hometown of Merrick.

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