Lanham Home Selected for Extreme Home Makeover

Photos Khalid Naji | 8/27/2009, 5:14 a.m.

5102 East Lanham Street was reduced to rubble on Sun., Aug. 23. The owners of the home, the Tripp family, was chosen by the ABC television show, €Extreme Makeover,€ to have their home remodeled. Made up of a husband, wife, and three sons, the Tripp family runs a church ministry for children, using their own money to bus neighborhood kids to fun and safe activities. Their new home will go up with only donated supplies and labor. Photos by Khalid Naji-Allah
The remains of the Tripp house were loaded into a dumpster while the home€s occupants, the Tripp family, were sent to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla. to await the rebuilding of their home. Photos by Khalid Naji-Allah