11/24/2011 09:49 am ET

St. Louis Teacher Organizes 144 Volunteers To Rebuild Home For Family Of 16

When dozens of volunteers descended on a red brick home in south St. Louis this month armed with paintbrushes, hammers and cleaning supplies, they left behind more than just a spruced-up home for a family in need.

They left such a large measure of love that Terry Edwards says her family of 16 will feel their energy for a long time to come.

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