Stepping through the doors of her new home for the first time, Maurine Hoogervorst needed a box of Kleenex.The single mother of three daughters was handed the keys to her new home after completing the 500 hours of sweat equity to earn the right to the mortgage through Habitat for Humanity’s Women’s Build.READ MORE: ‘Like a dream I never dreamt’: Winnipeg single mom, 3 girls earn Women Build home“Just last night when I was sleeping on the couch, I could hear the little critters in the walls and I was thinking this is the last time I’m going to have to hear this,” she said.Hoogervorst and her daughters shared a small rental home that had one bathroom to share between them. For the family, this house is a major upgrade.“My heart stopped. When I saw it’s been a dream come true, it’s a dream come true. When I walked in the door it only hit in that moment,” oldest daughter Chantel Huntinghawk said.
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