st-bernard-project.jpg From her home 1,000 miles away in Washington, Liz McCartney was haunted by images of Hurricane Katrina’s destruction. She and her boyfriend decided to move to New Orleans to help families rebuild their lives. She founded St. Bernard Project, which has rennovated homes that were devestated for more than 120 families, with help from 6,000 volunteers. (This CNN Heroes feature offers story and video)

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