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My husband is bill Stephens and he was in the army and Virginia he was released in nineteen fifty three after two years of service and he we were married and moved to Minnesota where he is from but at the present time I'm living in the Shenandoah Valley in Newmarket Virginia he was having a problem with his mitral valve leaking any came here to have a procedure done that's called the micra belt clip and it was successful in a way but gradually it started leaking again and when he had that fixed it was in December and we were here for a couple of weeks at the Fisher house and we were really spy on December fifteenth and gradually through the preceding months he got worse and worse as far as the valves leaking and so he came here a month ago to have open heart surgery to repair his the valve in his heart he has had some complications from his surgery we have been here it's five weeks I think today he's progressing now doing better and so we're looking forward to when he can go home that surely Stephens describing the Stephens family military story and what the Fisher house has meant to them it's been a real comfort because we're from we live in the country and the traffic here would be so difficult to find a motel and then to be able to afford a motel after you found it we've had food here you can it's so many things they've given us and also you can wash clothes they have every thing you could possibly want here to help you plus they have programs we did a painting class with they have are making jewelry kind of a class she has programs just periodically to take your mind off of you know all your problems I can't think of a saying that they haven't thought of in a week it's just everything you need is here plus everyone is very friendly and we've been here a month and we've gotten to know everybody in the hospital and everybody here and we feel comfortable here and it's safe you only have to walk about a block to the hospital and it's all on sidewalks and there's just there's nothing end of the building is very secure you have your own key and if you if you don't have a key you can't get in and you can't get in your room either if you don't have a key so if we feel very safe here I think that my daughter and I have been here on a Sunday when nobody but us was here as far as all that are visiting here and you feel perfectly safe and that is something you know in this area that you can feel that way Fisher houses been such a blessing to us you're listening to home away from home the Fisher house story brought to you by Fisher house dot org with your host merry Walter from Washington DC just to find out of town it was a surprise to begin with because I was my dad being so sick we were gonna come anyway but and we didn't know where we would stay and my husband was like just put it on my credit card close **** you know will pay for it later bill Stephens daughter Leslie was welcome to the Fisher house as well to be close and keep her mom company while dad was in the DC VA hospital when we came we were shocked and they said there's a place you can stay so even if it was just like a little room that you could stay and you would be thankful you know for free this this close to the hospital and you don't have to drive in Washington DC but it really nice room a really nice atmosphere and they have food they have a place where you can do your laundry and there are a lot of people you can talk to that are also going through difficult times you know and you kind of feel camaraderie and I don't know if I'm allowed to say this but people pray for each other here and it's really a blessing and it lifts you up you know when you're going through a hard time and I can't even describe it and since we found out about Fisher house I mean we've been telling everybody about it and how great it is thank.