Woman’s last days eased by teens’ generosity

Automotive-technology students at Corona del Sol High School brought a measure of kindness—and some desperately needed convenience—to a terminally ill woman whose final days were becoming an even larger battle because she lacked a running vehicle to make doctors’ visits or run even short errands.

Tapping into the students’ auto-repair skills, Hospice of Arizona and Dream Foundation collaborated with Corona auto-technology teacher Larry Huff to undertake repairs to patient Vickie Hull’s van, which was returned to her on May 22 in full running order, including its transmission and the previously inoperable AC unit.

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