Rennie's two daughters were in for the event, as they couldn't make Easter weekend, and the church had planned a blessing for his first year of success with the kidney. Following the ceremony, Brooks let the family know they might have something else to celebrate. The former
"I binge-watched HGTV during my treatments prior to my surgery, and entered the giveaway regularly for years. In fact, my wife would give me grief for entering, and we were both sure nothing like this would happen to us," said Rennie. "I thought I won the lottery with the kidney. That was life changing, but so is this. It's incredible. We just never thought it could get any better."
The waterfront property is shaded by giant royal palm trees and situated on the
Rennie and his wife, Meg, will have their first chance to visit the home in the middle of April, which coincidentally is also his wife's birthday. He said that he watched the building of the home and the photos online, but they can't wait to see the home. His wife is especially looking forward to spending some time on the dock on the river.
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