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Youth Build for a chance at new start

by admin last modified 2007-12-04 13:27

Clustered together on one side of a nearly completed basement, tools in hand, gloves to keep warm, a group of young people force a wall up to its final resting place. After hitting the structure a few times over with a hammer, they step back to see if it is even. The group is working on a four-bedroom home for a family with five children. An outsider looking in might not guess these youths all are high school drop-outs, a few of them former drug addicts, and many without homes or families.

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