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Habitat Dedication Honors New Homeowner

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A local woman achieved her dream of home ownership on Sunday, thanks to Habitat for Humanity and dozens of volunteers.

Emily Johnson received the keys to her new house at a dedication ceremony at her new home on Camphausen Avenue.

Thanks to the quick work of members of local churches, the house was built start to finish in just two weeks.

Members of Johnson's own church choir sang at the ceremony to welcome her home.

She's grateful that the two bedroom house provides a place for her grandchildren to visit.

"I truly feel a lot better about that, where we can come together as a family you know, and time that we can spend together."

The house was one of Habitat's five "Faith Builds" to date. This project is known as "The House that Grace Built."

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