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It's Never Too Late to Grow a Garden

It's Never Too Late to Grow a Garden

Feb 12, 2018-- Some people in public service make changes and start organizations on a large scale, affecting many lives. All of this is good, but so is change made on a smaller scale. Mary Ellen Graham's life is testament to this. She is the founder and first executive director of My Place Germantown - a community-based permanent housing residence for homeless men in the City of Philadelphia. It is a small scale effort to care for a maximum of twelve men. Graham is over 80 years old now, but still helps out at the community she founded. Like the care she now gives to her small, unassuming garden, her support to the homeless men gave new life. Though abandoned by others, she took in the homeless and gave hope where others had given up. (5233 reads)


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