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Pass Christian, Mississippi / Christmas Gift #554294

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 23, 1987
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Pass Christian, Mississippi: Bob Abernethy) Isabel and Hazel Johnson shown receiving keys to home built in Pass Christian, Mississippi. 1984's Hurricane Elena reported destroying Johnson home. Christian group called Habitat for Humanity reported building new home; details given, scenes shown. [Builder Ed AYOTTE - tells why involved.] Convicts shown helping build house [Prisoner Willie NELSON - says work passes time.] Cost of house given. [Hazel JOHNSON - praises work.] Scenes shown of dedication ceremony. [Habitat for Humanity spokesperson Luther MILSAPS - says to show love by meeting of others needs.] Scenes shown of Johnsons entering house [Isabel JOHNSON - wants to rest weary bones.]

Abernethy, Bob;
Chung, Connie

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