Crystal, who presently lives and grew up in the Porter area, is the mother of three daughters: Jozlyn Summers (20) who attends Lone Star College, Modisty Pruett (17), a Porter High School senior, and Mercedez Pruett (15) a freshman. She is hoping to have her three-bedroom house completed in May.
Ana and the two kids started experiencing domestic violence and she had to leave Indiana; a neighbor helped to buy her a ticket to came to Texas. When Ana arrived in Texas, she stayed with a brother. Ana did not know how to drive a car, she didn’t speak or understand any English and she wasn’t legal, allowing her to find work. She had to move and went to stay at the Women’s Shelter.
Life could take Felicia McDowell out of her hometown of Delhi, LA, but it couldn’t take Delhi out of Felicia. The location of her Habitat house and what she does in her work come straight from her youth in Delhi, a town of about 3000 folks midway between Monroe and Vicksburg MS.