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President Helps Build American Dream Backfill 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,