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Jim Farr, current executive director of St. Croix Valley Habitat for Humanity hands a Bible and keys to Sara Zugschwert, the newest resident of Habitat for Humanity's Eco Village. The house is the first home Zugschwert has ever owned. (River Falls Journal photos by Gretta Stark)

She waited 51 years for a house of her own

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On Sunday, Aug. 4, the Rev. Gerald Harris told his congregation at St. Bridget Catholic Church the story of a young rich man, who was a self-made millionaire by age 29, but gave up his corporation and the chance to become richer in favor of helping others.


The man was Millard Fuller, founder of Habitat for Humanity.

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Gretta Stark
Gretta Stark has been a reporter for the River Falls Journal since July of 2013. She previously worked as a reporter for the New Richmond News from June 2012 to July 2013. She holds a BA in Print and Electronic Media from Wartburg College.
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