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Day 7: Take Me Home, Country Roads

We’ve made it through our week working with Habitat for Humanity in West Virginia! We made major progress on the house demolition today, getting all of the siding off and everything out of the inside. We even got to begin … Continue reading

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Day 6: Meeting the Town

Finally, finally, we got to work for the full day today! It felt so good to make so much progress, and accomplish so much! It took the whole day to remove all of the doors, windows, salvageable boards, cabinets, and sinks, … Continue reading

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Day 5: Back to Work

Today, our morning activities were once again delayed, due to the extreme cold and wind chill. Though we were a little disappointed we didn’t get to work again, we were also glad for more time to just hang out. By … Continue reading

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Day 4: Snow Day!

In an unexpected change of plans, we decided to take today off of work and have a free day due to the snowy weather making work potentially more difficult. We got to sleep in this morning, something everyone was quite … Continue reading

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Day 3: Deconstruction

Our first day of serving with Habitat for Humanity started with an early rise and some breakfast, then a drive over to White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, where our worksite is. We learned that we would assist in taking down … Continue reading

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Day 1 and Day 2: The Journey and the Destination

The last 24 hours have been quite an adventure- I, for one, can’t believe we’re finally here! We left Augsburg at 9:00 last night, and as we passed through moonlit Minnesota, Iowa, and some of Illinois, most of our eyelids were … Continue reading

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Laredo March 12-19 2016

Habitat has been helping us in our journey. This trip is a blessing in my life because I am learning more about other people and myself. I have been meeting wonderful people in this trip.  I am having a challenging … Continue reading

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