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"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" puts APSU student in supporting role

In a few months, when you tune in ABCs hit reality show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, youll see an APSU student in a supporting role. The Clarksville home of the Luis Rodriquez family was chosen for an extreme makeover after Rodriquez, a 101st Airborne Division medic sustained massive injuries in Iraq. Despite 16 surgeries, he lost a leg and several fingertips. Ruiz, who refused a medical discharge, will remain in the Army as a counselor for families of injured soldiers. Wife, Lilliam, is an APSU social work student. In a few months, when you tune in ABC's hit reality show “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” you'll see an APSU student in a supporting role. The Clarksville home of the Luis Rodriquez family was chosen for an “extreme makeover” after Rodriquez, a 101st Airborne Division medic sustained massive injuries in Iraq. Despite 16 surgeries, he lost a leg and several fingertips. Ruiz, who refused a medical discharge, will remain in the Army as a counselor for families of injured soldiers. Wife, Lilliam, is an APSU social work student. The family was whisked away on a vacation, while a new, handicap-accessible home was built. The family will see their new digs June 29. The show will be air nationwide in the fall.