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Country singer Craig Morgan surprises Tennessee veteran with mortgage-free home

Posted: 7:12 AM, Dec 20, 2019
Updated: 2019-12-20 15:16:33-05
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A Dickson County veteran received an incredible gift this Christmas – a custom-built, mortgage-free home.

On Thursday, U.S. Army Sergeant First Class Josh Ferguson, along with his wife and family, were presented with the keys to their new home.

Country singer Craig Morgan and Taya Kyle, who is the widow of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, surprised Ferguson with the keys.

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Morgan, also a U.S. Army veteran and Operation FINALLY HOME ambassador, said it was "humbling" to be involved.

“People don’t realize what an incredible impact this will have on the family. They won’t have to worry about a roof over their heads, heat or their kids being taken care of. It’s an honor to have been involved in this project," he said.

NewsChannel 5 featured Ferguson's story over the summer when he adopted a puppy with a missing leg. Ferguson lost his leg during a deployment in Iraq when his vehicle was hit by an IED. He also suffered other injuries, including a traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Photos in this story were provided by David Martin Creative.