Veteran and his wife slept in the freezing cold. Then little kids 'give' them a house

Edduin Carvajal
Apr 16, 2018
07:30 P.M.
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Many people say that veterans don’t get the life they deserve after they risked their lives in the war (or wars).


That’s the case of Eddie Browning, 61, who was a member of the Navy Force when he was younger. He and his wife, Cindy Browning, 59, lived in a broken camper with little-to-no amenities in Norwood, Georgia.

According to NTD, the couple’s home was damaged by a fire and, since they didn’t have enough money to make any repairs, they were exposed to the cold weather during the winter.

Thankfully for them, a group of students at Elm Street Elementary in Rome, Georgia heard about the situation the Brownings were going through and decided to do something very special about it.


Being funded by numerous corporate sponsors, donors, companies, and volunteers, they managed to build them a tiny house. The first design the fourth-graders had planned was going to be four feet by eight feet.

The problem was that a house so small would not have electricity or plumbing connections, so the money they got from all the sponsors ensure the Brownings got the house they deserved.

Their tiny house was presented at the Georgia Tiny House Festival, which was held at the Ooh La La Lavender Farm in Eatonton. As soon as they saw the house, they did nothing but cry.


In shock, they had little words to share with everyone involved in the creation of the house, which they called an ‘answered prayer.’ Things were not easy for the children in the process of making things happen, though.

Apart from the plumbing and electricity problem, they couldn’t find a legal place to put the tiny house. Again, thanks to all the publicity their project received, the owners of the Ooh La La Lavender Farms offered their land to place the house.

To make things even better, the Elm Street Elementary School announced that they would build a tiny house for a needed family once a year.