The community is working together to help 16-year-old Andrew Rosa, who suffered severe injuries and requires round-the-clock care after being hit by a car in May 2010, reunite his family in their Selden home.
Bob Didier, president of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry, New York City/Long Island Chapter, works on the Rosa family's house as John Hogan, vice president of the LI chapter of NARI, looks on. (July 31, 2011)
Bob Didier, NARI president, said a crew of 35 men built a new 1,000-square-foot addition to the Rosa family's home. The bulk of the work was done in seven hours. (July 31, 2011)
Alexander Rosa, Marissa Rosa, Joanne Rosa and Ceil Malgioglio, Andrew's grandmother, share photos and memories of him. (July 31, 2011)
Before being struck by a car, Andrew Rosa was a member of the Selden Fire Department Junior Company. (July 31, 2011)
Alexander Rosa, 9, hammers a nail to help build a new bedroom so that his brother, Andrew, can come home again. (July 31, 2011)