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For the love of a child
By Carole Townsend

LAWRENCEVILLE - Partisan bickering didn’t stop it. Denial didn’t stop it. The process has been slow but deliberate, and a long time coming, but thanks to the efforts of Senator Renee Unterman (45th District, Gwinnett County), sexually exploited children now have a reason to hope. 

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Basic needs for Hughie
By Beth Volpert Johansen

Taking a shower is something most people take for granted. But for one young man, getting a shower was impossible until the Rotary Club of Loganville met one of his very special needs. Meeting Hughie Logan’s needs takes a great deal of effort, but has been made easier by the Rotarians.

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A peek into the life of a private investigator
By John L. Byrwa

The moment Ron Levesque tells someone what he does for a living, he’s 99-percent sure of the first image that pops into their mind.

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Southern Billiards… Cool Cues
By Beth Volpert-Johansen

Scott Carpenter and his son, Bryan, love to come to work every day. Inside the doors of Southern Billiards awaits a combination of artistry, skill, craftsmanship, and family.

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Eternal Hills... inspiring the celebration of life
By Beth Volpert-Johansen

Planning for a funeral is not the easiest of topics, but Earnie Poynter, General Manager for Eternal Hills Funeral Home and Memory Gardens finds that providing support for people at a difficult time in their lives gives his work meaning.

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