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Colorful Habitat houses line the Musicians' Village in New Orleans.

Help Rebuild the U.S. Gulf Coast...

… by winning a free trip to the 2008 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project through Habitat World’s essay contest!

If your essay is selected, Habitat World will pay your air transportation and event fees, which include modest daily accommodations and meals. The winning essayist is expected to work a full day at the build site during each of the five work days, scheduled for May 11-16, 2008.

The essay topic: In 500 words or less, describe why you choose to volunteer for and/or donate to Habitat for Humanity.

No forms are necessary; simply e-mail your essay to or mail to Habitat World Essay Contest, 121 Habitat St., Americus, GA 31709. Please include your full name, address and phone number. All essays are due by midnight Dec. 31, 2007, Eastern Standard Time.

You must be at least 18 years old to participate. If selected, you will be responsible for obtaining the requisite immunizations and travel documents, including a visa and passport if necessary.

If you have questions, please call (800) HABITAT, ext. 7606 or (843) 601-6924, or e-mail

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