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Terry Piestewa: Lori's 'wishes have come true'

The family of Lori Piestewa, the Hopi woman killed in action in Iraq, was featured on the season finale of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" on ABC last night.

The show built Piestewa's parents, Terry and Percy, and her two young children, Brandon and Carla, a home in north Flagstaff, Arizona. "Most of her wishes have come true," Terry told The Arizona Republic. "She wrote down and told Percy what she wanted for her kids, and this is one of them."

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians bought the land for the home for $50,000. Shea Homes supplied a crew of more than 1,500 to create the home in less than a week.

Among those seen on the show were San Manuel Chairman Deron Marquez and National Congress of American Indians President Tex Hall. Segments were filmed on the Hopi Reservation and the Navajo Nation.

A companion program "How'd They Do That?" is scheduled to air tonight with more footage on the show.

Get the Story:
Celebrating a new home (The Arizona Republic 5/23)
ABC unveils Piestewa home (The Arizona Republic 5/23)
Navajo hogan tests TV crew (The Arizona Republic 5/22)

Relevant Links:
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - http://abc.go.com/primetime/xtremehome

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