Alberta H., 80, Tucson, AZ
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 1:12PM
Mary Farrell in AZ, Tuscon, AZ

Alberta Herlong, 80, is housebound due to her many medical issues including leukemia.  Despite being ill, she still volunteers from her home for the nearby Armory Senior Center and writes poetry.  In 2004, Alberta was recognized for her volunteerism, receiving her 4,000 hours pin from the Armory Senior Center.  Because she spends so much time in her home, she watches a great deal of television.  She wished for a new television because the sound in her old one didn't work anymore.  Her wish was granted on March 14, 2012, thanks to the generosity of the Vasques family who donated the television.  Pictured: junior wish granter, Gabrielle Mach, with Alberta.

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