President Helps Build American Dream
by John D. Wagner
JLC · FEBRUARY 1989
Okay, so you've been the president of the United States, held the fate
of the free world in your hands, and dined with kings and tribal chiefs.
Now what are you going to do? Well, when Jimmy Carter left the White
House in 1980, he didn't retire to a mountain-top range to play checkers.
In fact, his very first public commitment after leaving the White House
was to join the Georgia-based Habitat for Humanity, a group that builds
"decent homes in decent communities" for people who are otherwise
unable to buy a home at all. To date,