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Elderly couple make a 'dream' home from plastic bottles

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Maria Ponce, 78, waves to passersby as she stands in the doorway of her home that is constructed from recycled plastic bottles, near El Transito, El Salvador, Thursday Dec. 29, 2011. Ponce, who did not have money to build a traditional house, says in 2005 a dream revealed to her to fashion a home from plastic bottles, which took 3 months. Ponce and her 102-year-old companion survive on about 10 dollars a week which they make from their corn crop and donations from tourists making the journey to see "La Casita Encantada," or "The Enchanted Cottage."

If you have lemons, make lemonade.

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Prudencio Amaya, 102, and his companion Maria Ponce, 78, stand in front of their home's facade, constructed from recycled plastic bottles, near El Transito, El Salvador, Thursday Dec. 29, 2011.