"...in January, after a friend asked, West took a trip to Biloxi, Miss., to help build houses for families still without them, 21/2 years after Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast. He had never done something like this before but figured his skills could be of some help.
West returned one week later tired and sore, but also inspired. His wife said he seemed nicer.
'When I came back, I was a little bit different,' he says.
To be inspired is a powerful thing. West decided even before he left Biloxi that he needed to go back,"
Sunday, March 16, 2008
Susan Flynn: Working 'vacation' to Mississippi makes an impression - SalemNews.com, Salem, MA: