• Emily Lavin

Building homes and futures


Cleo Norris understood the basic tasks she’d be doing to help build homes in New Mexico with Habitat for Humanity of Taos. She knew what type of building materials she’d be working with, she says, and she had been given information about the home site. But it was hearing directly from the family that would own the house that made the Strawberry teen realize the impact of the work. Cleo was one of 24 teens who traveled to Taos June 17-24 to volunteer with the city’s local Habitat for Humanity group as part of a mission trip organized by St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Belvedere and Church of Our Saviour in Mill Valley. (David Hirsch photo)

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