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July 16, 2013

Happy faces

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July 16, 2013

Charades

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July 16, 2013

Crew 5 - Day 2

Another great day for Crew 5 today.  
We got to spend more time getting to know one of the women 
whose house we are working on.  We look forward to her joining the 
crew for our lunch break tomorrow.

The teens all worked so hard today.  

Every day they learn something new and it is great 
to see them overcoming some of their fears and really putting 
all of their effort into the tasks we need to complete. 

There is a real sense if caring among the group and a sense 
of happi...

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July 16, 2013

Smiles

Its been great down here. 
Its so great to see the smile on our guys face 
when we pulled in this morning. 
Apparently we have brought out a different side of 
him which is so great to see.  
Thnks. 
#awesomeness 
Spence☀🐶📷
#Mobile

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July 16, 2013

Crew 4 - day 2

Our message for today was radical reversal means fighting 
through our fear of failure. 
Well today we arrived on site and our materials were not ready 
and the second project we were supposed to start was unable 
to be done because other work needed to be completed first. 
So we were asked to tear up the porch decking and rebuild. 
We were all new at this type of project but we were blessed 
that the homeowner, Bruce, was there. 
He was a wealth of information and even helped us wo...

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July 16, 2013

Crew 5 - Day one

Crew 5 (Mr. Lane, Mrs. Flavin, Eli, Julia, Kayla, Kyle, 
Luke and Lindsey had a great Day 1 at our worksite.
  The family we are assisting consists of two sisters
 who share a house.  They were very happy to see us
 and appreciative if our help. 

All of the work we are doing is on the exterior of the house.  
We are finishing up some vinyl siding and installing soffets.  
Everyone in the group rose to the
 occasion (despite the heat (95 degrees) and really
 hit the ground running...

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July 15, 2013

Blog #2 from John Barata

Hello Families and Fans,
We had an outstanding day today. Our home sites are full of wonderful families and challenging situations. All of our leaders have done an amazing job helping the teens come together and open up.

Tonight we had an amazing night of sharing and discussion. The teens opened up a out what they were feeling as they met their families and saw the condition of the homes they would be working on the next 5 days. The details shared were awesome. The adults were so impressed b...

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July 15, 2013

From Crew 2 - Day one in the field

Day 1 for Crew 2
"Today was our first day of real work.  We were assigned to help an 81 year old man with some repairs to his trailer.  We will call him "Dave." He lives alone with his dog "Buddy."  Unfortunately, the trailer is in really tough shape.  We teamed up with Crew 6 (Jamie, Chris V., Aidan, Jake, Chris C., Cam and Spencer.  Their Crew is building a handicap ramp off the trailer. Dave has some health problems that have worsened recently and he can't negotiate stairs. He to...

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July 15, 2013

Photos

Check out the pictures on the photo albums tab on the left.  Open the album with John's picture on the front!

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July 15, 2013

Crew 4 - First day at the site

We are putting up vinyl siding on a house located at the top of the mountain. The view is spectacular!
The house needs a lot of work but we plan to complete siding on front if house tomorrow and then starting working on the soffits.
The team has really bonded.  Garrett has been the detail guro, Cutting intricate pieces for tiny spots.
Cassie is amazing. She is willing do whatever is needed and always has a smile on her face. Alex has been great. He is a leader and a real team play...

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