Home for the Holidays

Photos by Kaiti Sullivan/The Herald
Homeowner Amy Bright, left, and her sons Jacob, 13, and Dustin, 11, pray during their Habitat for Humanity home dedication on Saturday in Huntingburg. “It’s been an amazing experience and the best part of everything is it’s better than I ever asked for,” Amy said. “We got to build it from the ground up and the boys even got to help for a little bit. It’s just amazing. It’s amazing to put your hard work into what is honestly yours for a lifetime.”

 

Habitat for Humanity construction manager Jeremy Foxen, left, board president Amy Crane, executive director Andrea Ward, home owner Amy Bright and her sons, Dustin Bright, 11, and Jacob Bright, 13, speak to friends, family and volunteers during their home dedication on Saturday in Huntingburg. It is the seventeenth home Habitat for Humanity has dedicated in Dubois County.

 

Dustin Bright, 11, left, and Jacob Bright, 13, hand out Christmas ornaments as gifts to volunteers during their family's Habitat for Humanity home dedication on Saturday in Huntingburg. Their mother, Amy, filled the ornaments with rocks from the house foundation. "It's just for seeing the beauty in something that's just ordinary and normal," Amy said.

 

A Christmas ornament decorated with a painting of the Bright family's new home sits under the Christmas tree they lit for the first time during their home dedication with Habitat for Humanity on Saturday in Huntingburg.

 

Habitat home owner Amy Bright of Huntingburg, center, talks with friends and family before Habitat for Humanity dedicates her new home to her family on Saturday in Huntingburg.



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