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Athens Patch: Stories from Elders Headline the 12th Rabbit Box Storytelling Session

Several of the raconteurs are icons in Athens history. Reverend A.R. Killian served as a leader in the Civil Rights movement in town. His restaurant served as a meeting place for civil rights activists, and he risked his life so that the University of Georgia could become racially integrated. Homer Wilson and his family have played a major role in the development of African-American businesses in Athens, particularly Hot Corner downtown.

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