Sgt. Gonzalo Duran wants Bronx home to be homeless shelter for veterans

Duran hopes his late father’s house can help

Duran hopes his late father’s house can help other military veterans.

THE BRONX - A former Marine is hoping to help other veterans by putting a roof over their heads and food on their plates. 

Retired Sgt. Gonzalo Duran is trying to turn his late father's Bronx home into a shelter for homeless vets. 

Duran says the house at 2381 Lorillard Place needs a lot of work, but that the challenge is worth it. He adds that the project would also prevent foreclosure. 

Duran struggled with homelessness himself back in 2011.

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