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Hometown Hero: Matthew’s Swing

Hometown Heroes of the past come together to give all children the chance to be a kid.

Charlie Walker built the Janice Roberts Memorial Park in Iaeger several years ago on land where his mother’s home once sat. Fast forward to 2019 and Avondale resident, Santerra Blevins coordinated a campaign to raise funds to install a handicap ramp for children like Matthew Short who loved to swing but his family had to travel miles to find one that would work for him.

Joshua Bolden

WVVA Today & WVVA @ Noon Anchor

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