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Home for the Holidays: Grandmother moves into Habitat for Humanity house

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A grandmother raising her two grandsons alone celebrated her 38th birthday Friday by moving into her first home.

Habitat for Humanity presented Kimley Smith with one of the two new houses volunteers and organizers built on 20th Street in Little Rock.

Kimley is a full time hairstylist with a good credit score who took in her two grandson a year ago.  Before the boys came to her, they were malnourished, dehydrated and living in an unstable home but today are running around happily as little boys do. 

Kimley has always wanted a house of her own, but never knew if this day would come.

"I just don't know how to express the way that I feel. It's awesome. Its overwhelming. You know, I just lay back and look and think about it," said Kimley.