With help from friends, family recovers from Christmas fire

Lifetime Storm Laker Isabel Sanchez, left, and her daughter with friends

Maria Vidal-Jimenez and her daughter Arianna, who lost everything in

the fire. Maria has been in Storm Lake three years, two of them in the

house that burned. TIMES photo by Dolores Cullen

All possessions were lost in blaze

Life is coming back together for single mother


When asked what it means to have a friend like Isabel Sanchez, Maria Vidal-Jimenez says quietly, “Todo.” In other words, “Everything.”

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