Watch the video at the link. It's really inspiring. Incredible that the old man did all the work himself, beginning with ripping down all the vines that had become a "mouse highway" to all the various holes in the place. How much after-tax income would they have had to spend to hire others to do this work? On the other hand, how many people can do this kind of work for themselves?
Here's the local newspaper coverage, which got me looking for the first link.