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HARRY AND KAREN HOPKINS stand in front of the house that Harry built using logs from their property in Camino. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene

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Camino man builds cabin over 30 years with own timber

By From page A1 | December 16, 2013

In 1983, Harry Hopkins decided that he wanted to build himself a house. He approached his wife, Karen, the next year, proposing they build a cabin on the plot next to their house on Mace Road in Camino, acquired nearly a decade before. By 1993, using almost entirely wood from his own land, he had a new home next door to where they had raised their children.

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