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Businessman Donates House To Woman, Children Left Homeless By Onslow County Fire

Posted August 17, 2003 9:25 a.m. EDT

— A mother who lost five children and her mobile home in a fire will have a place to live.

A Jacksonville businessman donated a three-bedroom house to Mary Alice Turner and her five surviving children. Two of the children are recovering from the fire at the Jaycee Burn Center in Chapel Hill.

A number of other businesses have donated food and clothing to help Turner's family get back on its feet.