Judy Cockerton

The Industrial Revolution spawned more than just machinery. Author Chris Jennings says it was a catalyst for a pretty old idea: that - with the help of science - heaven could be found on Earth.

Judy Cockerton saw a problem and set out to fix it. At 48, she closed down her toy store and created a village of sixty homes. The catch? They were reserved for seniors and families with foster kids.

Here’s something surprising: the Amish have wildly successful businesses, often without using cell phones, websites or email addresses. Professor Donald Kraybill shares some surprising details about Amish ingenuity.

Judy Cockerton saw a problem and decided to do something about it. At 48, she shut down her toy store and created a village of sixty homes. The catch? They were reserved for seniors and families with foster kids. We visited Cockerton's village to learn how she built it. Read more....

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