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June Waller, photographed in Colorado Springs on Dec. 3, 2022. Photos by Parker Seibold / Special to The Colorado Trust

For the last five decades, June Waller, 86, has worked tirelessly to better her community.

“My life is a means of chasing gaps,” Waller said. “If there’s a gap in a system, how can I close the gap? How can I help close the gap? And that doesn’t mean me being out front—that means, hey, I had a little idea on how to close the gap. And I was thinking about that and putting all this stuff together.”

Anyone who knows anything about affordable housing in Colorado Springs knows who Waller is.

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