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Air Force vet, mom of 3 calls getting Habitat home 'emotional,' 'overwhelming'
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A sign hangs on the fence at the job site for Charmaine Smith’s new house while volunteers work. - photo by Erin O. Smith
At first glance, the newly rebuilt house, situated in a nondescript neighborhood called Wintergreen Court, doesn’t look any different from every other freshly constructed home in the Flowery Branch area. You have to step inside to see the difference. “When I saw the stairs, it just filled my heart with so much joy and so much emotion,” said Charmaine Smith, the property’s future resident.