Habitat for Humanity works with Homeowners in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Conn. — Millie Simone has never had a garden.

The 48-year-old mother and grandmother has never been able to decorate her kitchen the way she’s wanted to: in an apple theme.

By the end of the month, she’ll get to do both.

Habitat for Humanity of Northeast Connecticut dedicated its 10th home to Simone and her family Saturday during a ceremony in Brooklyn that brought the new homeowner to tears.

“I can’t begin to express how I feel,” she said. “My first home. It’s unbelievable. I can’t wait to start a garden.”

Read more: Habitat home in Brooklyn fulfills family’s dream – Norwich, CT – The Bulletin http://www.norwichbulletin.com/news/x1267870987/Habitat-home-in-Brooklyn-fulfills-family-s-dream#ixzz1xOMG5nqX



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