Hometown Hero: Denise Wiggins

In Huntsville, Alabama, there is a hardworking mother of three who is acknowledged for helping out her neighbors with their light bills, taking time out of her day to volunteer organizing and cleaning elderly citizens' homes, and going to businesses asking others if they need any help. She will proudly tell anyone she is a custodian at Weatherly Heights Elementary, and yes, "I can say I honestly love my job." Her name is Denise Wiggins. ESSENCE.com caught up with the busy worker about why she gives so much of herself, no matter what, and what other people might be able to learn from her.


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