SIDE STREETS: Soccer mom vows to simplify life and faces struggle

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Kerry Reifel with her daughters Kelsey, 6, and Kayla, 9, in their sparsely furnished home. They relocated to Colorado Springs when Kerry's husband, Air Force pilot Christopher Reifel, deployed to Afghanistan in April. Kerry is using the time to simplify their lives by not buying new items for a year. Photo by Courtesy Kerry Reifel