Village of Tatamagouche, N.S., rallies around homeless family to build them a house

Residents of a village in Colchester County, N.S., have rallied around a family who became homeless earlier this year — with the goal of building them a house in a matter of weeks.

The entire experience has been both "overwhelming" and "uplifting," said Elaine Heighton, the mother of four who was the recipient of the community outpouring that will allow her family to move out of tents and into their own home.

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