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Closing veterans home in LR cast some adrift

Posted: July 6, 2014 at 3:44 a.m.

Veteran John Kendall stands on the front porch of his new home Wednesday in North Little Rock.

When the Little Rock Veterans Home shut down in November 2012, Army veteran John Kendall was one of the last to leave.

“I had given up on myself and didn’t think there was any hope.”

John Kendall, a former Little Rock Veterans Home resident

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