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Groundbreaking is held for a new Habitat for Humanity home in Girard

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A family who lost their home in Joplin's 2011 tornado will soon have a new roof over their heads.
A groundbreaking ceremony was held this afternoon in Girard, Kansas for the new Habitat for Humanity home.
Around 100 volunteers are expected to complete the construction.
According to Habitat for Humanity workers, providing volunteer labor helps to keep the costs low for the future home owners.
The family of six is eager to call the house their own.
"We went from no home, to living with my mom, to living where we could afford," said Angie Clark, future homeowner.  "Now, we'll be owning our own home.  It's surreal.  Words can't express how grateful we are."
"These are good homes," said Jim Akins, President of the Board of Habitat for Humanity of Crawford County.  "They're decent, they're not expensive, but they're good, livable homes."
Habitat for Humanity of Crawford County expects the construction on the home to be completed by July.
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