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Hope Floats

By Kelsey Keith
A self-taught designer embarks upon a solo mission to resuscitate a 19th-century homestead.
In 2002, when Tom Givone bought a toppling 200-year-old farmhouse peeling with outdated neon blue paint, his new neighbors in upstate New York advised chucking it straight into a pit in the house’s equally rundown backyard.
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