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Marathon workers, wearing T-shirts from Rebuilding Together Twin Cities, swarm around the Zimprich home during the make- over that includes installing gutters on the home. (Bulletin photo by Judy Spooner)

South Washington County-style extreme makeover

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Standing outside a temporary storage pod in her front yard, teenager Elizabeth Zimprich couldn't believe her good fortune.

"I'm getting an actual room and there's no mold," she said.


Her brother, Matt, said his house is getting new flooring, paint and a new door.

"I like the free doughnuts," said Petey, the youngest Zimprich, eating one of the snacks available for volunteers.

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Judy Spooner
Judy Spooner is the longest-serving staff writer at the South Washington County Bulletin. Spooner, who covers education and features in addition to writing a weekly column, has been with the newspaper for over 30 years.
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