on December 23, 2016
By the time Mark Holman showed up at Blu's Karaoke Bar in Anniston this September, 2016 had already been rough.
But the year is ending on a higher note, as the once homeless Naval veteran is living in his own home, thanks to donations and some timely intervention.Daniel and Cynthia Mosley own Blu's Karaoke Bar in Saks
"It shows you there's still some good people in America," Holman said. "It ain't all about stuff. There's people who want to know how they can help you out."
In January, the 55-year-old Naval veteran had a stroke. Then he could no longer afford the monthly payments on his Jacksonville home. He spent time at the Anniston Salvation Army shelter until his money ran out. Then he made him home in a wooded area in Saks.
The day of the Alabama-Ole Miss game, Holman came into the bar and ordered water, still carrying his backpack.
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