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Members of the Perham Youthbuild - a collaboration between the Alternative Learning Center, Perham High School, Perham Housing Redevelopment Authority and the state's Concentrated Employment Program - put rafters on a home they're building north of the elementary school. Connie Vandermay/FOCUS

Youthbuild: One home just finished, another getting started

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At the Youthbuild job site north of the elementary school in Perham on Monday, a group of teenagers from Perham High School and the Alternative Learning Center were pulling rafters together on their second house of the season.


By the third rafter, the team of 16 had a decent system in place, and the rafters started going up fast.

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