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On the Death of Millard Fuller

Millard Fuller, founder of the house-building nonprofit Habitat for Humanity, died today in Americus, Ga., after a sudden illness.

Millard Fuller, founder of the house-building nonprofit Habitat for Humanity, died today in Americus, Ga., after a sudden illness. He was 74. Fuller began his career in partnership with Morris Dees, who later founded the Southern Poverty Law Center. After finishing law school, Dees and Fuller established a law practice in Montgomery, Ala. They then created a successful publishing company before Fuller left to form what would become Habitat.

Millard Fuller and Morris Dees
Millard Fuller and Morris Dees