September 16 2009
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Listen: In her 23 years with Habitat For Humanity, Grace Morgan has rolled up her sleeves in almost every possible way. After her first meeting with Habitat, she found herself sitting on the board of directors, and since then, she's done construction work, managed, cooked, worked on houses in Milwaukee with Jimmy Carter, and everything in between.
Even at 91 (she turned 91 this week), Grace is still putting in her elbow grease, working in what Habitat calls The Paint Palace. Of course, her long personal history with Habitat can't be condensed to three minutes, but you can hear a few of her reflections in this piece:
For more information on Habitat For Humanity Women Build, visit their website. Also, if you're interested in getting involved with Habitat For Humanity, this is a direct link to their volunteering page.
Produced by: Adam Carr
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