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Explore the World as a Roving Retiree

Eager to hit the road, Roxanne and David Draves decided to retire early. Nine years ago, Roxanne gave up her real estate appraisal work, and David left his job doing lift maintenance for a ski area. They rented out their Carbondale, Colo., house, which they later sold, and bought a motor home.

Since then, they've been crisscrossing the U.S., working on 43 Habitat for Humanity building projects in

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