Girl with cerebral palsy gets home makeover - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Girl with cerebral palsy gets home makeover

DAYTON, OH (WDTN/CNN) - Two Ohio businesses gave a girl with cerebral palsy and her family a home makeover while the family was on vacation.

Tiffany Norris was very excited seeing the renovated house. Her parents held back the tears as they realized the everyday challenges that have been made easier by the remodel.

"There's no words to describe how grateful and thankful that we are," Tiffany's mother, Terra Norris, said.

The renovations include new ramps that allow her to walk in and out of her home, door handles she won't have to struggle to turn, railings to help her walk rather than crawl down the hallways, plus a chair to allow her to sit safely at the dinner table, and a brand new bathroom.

"She can start the water herself, turn it off herself and get out and have the handlebars to grab. With everything they put in there, she will now be able to go to the bathroom by herself, wash her hands by herself, brush her teeth by herself, take a shower, you know, for the most part by herself. And that in itself gives her that quality of life that every person wants," Tiffany's father, Steve, said.

The two businesses did about $60,000 worth of renovations, free of charge.

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