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'God's Garage' gives helping hand to those in need

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CONROE, TX -

If you've ever had to take your car into the shop, you know repairs can cost hundreds, even thousands of dollars.
   
But how does "absolutely free" sound to you?
  
A garage in Texas is as well oiled as its machines, but the volunteer mechanics labor without a paycheck because they don't want one.

"It's definitely an investment from the heart," garage owner Chris Williams said.

Fixing more than engines, they are here to jumpstart people's lives.

Women who could use a lift: single moms, widows, and wives of deployed soldiers

"Stress just seems to fall off of them, because they, they have a new start and they know it," Williams said.

At God's Garage, their cars are fixed, or a used car is overhauled and given to them- for free. 

Single mom Susan Laniewski needed a car to take her daughter to the hospital for cancer treatment. 

"It saved her life, and mine, and in reality. It really has," she said.

Founder and former Pastor, Williams started small in the garage attached to his home, six years later, a field of donated cars to give away.

Now a non-profit garage, where miracles are as routine as maintenance, so are tears.

One of those moments came as once homeless, single mom Elizabeth Rawlins, sits in her car for the first time.

"This is so great," she said.

A feeling that captures the room, a sight giving everyone's soul a little tune-up.

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