Dan Phillips Phoenix Commotion Paradigm (2 of 3)
Dan Phillips of Huntsville, Texas is a catalyst for a new
way of building houses for low-income populations out of recycled building materials.
His organization, Phoenix Connection, has brought back homesteading for many
poor people to increase security, pride of accomplishment, and quality of life,
while saving the environment.

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An Excellent Explanation of Autism
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The Verb "To Be"
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Shapes in a Lineup
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UFS English Whit #1 Sentence Connectors Part 5 of 6
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E-Portfolio Toolkit - Booklet
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