Sadie Holmes thought it was a blessing when ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition built her a 7,000-square-foot home and office for her charity in 2006.
Now she's struggling to keep her nonprofit afloat, and she may end up losing the $400,000 home if she can't pay a $29,000 county lien -- placed on the property after months of code violations racked up.
Holmes' story had appealed to the TV show's producers. A former drug addict, Holmes had turned her life around to help others in her run-down Winwood neighborhood near Altamonte Springs. Since 2000, she had given out clothing, food and furniture from her 900-square-foot home.
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