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Labor of Love | Home gets much-needed renovation for Southington couple

A woman's daughter helped renovate a home.

SOUTHINGTON, Conn. — Peggy Esposito spent years caring for her aunt who was battling cancer. When she lost her fight, her sister inherited her home. 

According to Eposoito's family, Peggy was something on a hoarder. Deborah Appelle, Peggy's niece, and her friends got to work. And began their labor of love...Redoing the entire family home, taking it down to the studs, to create a completely new home for her mother and husband.

"We filled 14 dumpsters with a lot of stuff," said Deborah said."  We have done most all of this during COVID-19, while my mom and step-dad have remained in Florida."

Painting, power-washing and enlisting help from several friends, Deborah  all amid the COVID19 pandemic

The transformation from a house filled to the brim - to a home filled with love - to be enjoyed by the same family for years to come. 

"It`s beyond words...Love you," said Deborah's mother to Deborah.