None of the McDaniel students, professors, trustees and alumni wielding drills and digging irons at the Westminster Habitat for Humanity project lists carpentry skills on their resume.
Still, it is a reunion of sorts for most of this group, who last were together in the Romanian village of Beius in June 2013 on a Habitat project to lay the foundations of 10 homes. Unlike that project nearly 4,700 miles away from Westminster, the five townhomes that will soon come to life with children’s laughter are in McDaniel’s backyard, off Union Street.
As they dug footers two or three feet into the rocky soil for the back porches, seniors Kelsey Madison and Emma Hankins said it was particularly satisfying to help build foundations – as they did also in Romania – of not only homes but family life. MORE
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