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By Jim Wallace - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) –Rather than going to the beach, more than 50 college students from Ohio and Virginia are spending their spring breaks in Albany building homes.

Students from Ohio Northern University and the University of Mary Washington are volunteering with Habitat for Humanity this week.

The students are working on the 64th Habitat home in the Woodland Oaks Subdivision.

Anna Stoiber, a junior nursing student from Ohio Northern, is on her third Habitat build.

She had no trouble finding other volunteers.

 Stoiber said "No, we had a long waiting list. Everyone loves coming on these trips. Why? Because they all come to the south, love meeting new people, having fun, and doing God's work."

This is the first of five weeks that Flint River Habitat for Humanity will host spring break volunteers.

More than 270 college students are expected to volunteer in Albany.

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