'Miracle Workers' Build Homes, Hope For Oklahomans In Need

Tuesday, April 5th 2011, 5:20 pm
By: News On 6


TULSA, Oklahoma -- A group of retired men have been getting together each Tuesday morning since the early 1990's. But instead of shooting the breeze at the local coffee shop, they've been building houses for Habitat For Humanity.

On Tuesday, the group, called the Tuesday Morning Miracle Workers, raised the walls on their 34th home.

"Our average age is 74," Bob Sanborn, a member of the group, said. "We've got a few in the 80's, takes us a little longer perhaps but we're quite proud of the quality of work that goes into these houses."

"I'm very excited to get my house and my kids are too," Atya Thierry said.

"We are providing for them perhaps hope that they didn't have before," Sanborn said. "To see the joy and excitement they have is contagious, that's our payday."