Incarcerated S.C. teens finish Habitat home

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- It's now time for a Habitat for Humanity home constructed by incarcerated South Carolina youths to be put to good use.

On Monday, officials say the house constructed at the Department of Juvenile Justice in Columbia is being lifted over the fence to be transported to its final home.

Last month, youths began work on the frame of the house.

Officials have said that some youths would be allowed to help with the home's construction at its final location.

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The project is called The House that DJJ Built, and organizers have said this is the first time the state's incarcerated youths have worked on something like this.

State officials and the home's new owner are expected to attend Monday's celebration.

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