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ABC's 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition' coming to Illinois area          Send a link to a friend

[MAY 26, 2006]  HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- Do you know of an amazing family in need of new home? Now is your chance to nominate them for an "extreme makeover." The producers of ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" are in search of an inspiring family in the Illinois area.

"We are looking for inspirational families that America can really root for," says Quintin Strack, casting director. "This makeover will be the answer to their prayers, the solution to their current problems."

To be eligible, a family must own their own single-family home and be able to show producers how a makeover will make a huge difference in their lives.

Interested families should e-mail a short, one- or two-paragraph synopsis of their family story to The subject line should read "RE: Illinois."

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The synopsis should include the names and ages of each member of the household, along with a description of the top three things that are wrong with their home.

The deadline for family submissions is June 7.

For more information about the show, visit

[News release]


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