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VANCOUVER, Wash.--Most gardeners know working outside with your hands is rewarding work.

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What started as a haunting question by Navy Admiral Carlisle Trost’s wife in the 1970s, turned into an idea that would eventually serve over a half-million families, and endures as lasting legacy to care and support of the nation’s uniformed service members.

Angled shot of VA Portland Fisher House exterior, taken in the afternoon sun.

In 2018, when Chris Siegfried met his Army buddy’s wife at a Memorial Day bar-b-que, little did he know she would one day save his life.

Group-Jaime Brian Erin and Chris