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ElTonya Rhoades stands in front of her home

April 23, 2012 | 6:00 a.m. CDT

*ElTonya Rhoades purchased a home from the Columbia Community Development Corp. Her name was spelled incorrectly in an earlier version of this caption.

*ElTonya Rhoades stands in front of her home April 12. In an effort to rebuild the neighborhood and bring in first-time low-income homeowners, Columbia Community Development Corp. built Rhoades' home, where she has been living since July 2011.

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