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    :: Tuesday, July 26, 2005 ::

    Woman Says Retirees Rescued Her After Carpenter Rip-Off - NBC4.TV, CA
    But the happy ending to the story came, she said, when she was rescued by an unlikely-looking group of heroes: Uli Koenig, age 63; Matt When, age 65; Karl Strohm, age 67; Bill Tafoya, age 70; Angel Cardoza, age 73; and their determined leader, Baldwin Keenan.

    'In my book, they are all heroes,' Diable said. 'They are fabulous men.'

    The group makes up the Retiree Club 108.

    'In many ways, I say, we built Orange County,' Keenan said.

    All the members are retired carpenters, former members of Orange County Carpenters Union Local 803. Between them they have more than 210 years experience sawing, drilling, building.

    Baldwin said that what the first contractor did to Diable's home 'was unconscionable.'
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