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This May, GAF teamed up with This Old House to support their "Protecting the Protectors Contest". The contest was established to give back to first responders who go above and beyond protecting their communities. Watch this video to see how first responders JoAnna, an oncology nurse, and her fiance Andrew, a firefighter, reacted to their brand new GAF Timberline HDZ roof.
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