Wayne Cooke , 84, shares his Graham home with Mandy Riffle, right, while holding his dog, Gizmo on Tuesday . Cooke, 84, went to Shared Housing Services last year and asked for someone to share his double-wide mobile home, and they sent Mandy . She pays low rent , and he gets a part time caretaker.
Wayne Cooke , 84, shares his Graham home with Mandy Riffle, right, while holding his dog, Gizmo on Tuesday . Cooke, 84, went to Shared Housing Services last year and asked for someone to share his double-wide mobile home, and they sent Mandy . She pays low rent , and he gets a part time caretaker. Lui Kit Wong Staff photographer
Wayne Cooke , 84, shares his Graham home with Mandy Riffle, right, while holding his dog, Gizmo on Tuesday . Cooke, 84, went to Shared Housing Services last year and asked for someone to share his double-wide mobile home, and they sent Mandy . She pays low rent , and he gets a part time caretaker. Lui Kit Wong Staff photographer

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