John

John

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I was driving through a neighborhood, close to the federal prison in Atlanta, and noticed that many of the boards, on the boarded up homes, had been turned into an art project. I saw John outside working on his car, so, I thought I’d ask him about it. 

BW: Hey, I was wondering, who painted the boards on the abandoned houses in the neighborhood?

John: I don’t know. I travel a lot so I’m not involved that much. But I can tell you this, the city of Atlanta code enforcement doesn’t mess with any of these houses around here except for mine. They fined me $450 for having that car over there because it had grass around it. They’re constantly messing with me. I heard that someone wants this corner lot.

BW: That’s messed up. Compared to some of the other places I’ve seen around here, your place is immaculate.

* City of Atlanta vehicle drives by real slow, staring at us.*

John: There’s one of them right there. This is the day they’ll come by and mess with you and then you’ll find your ass in court by Monday. 

* City of Atlanta vehicle #2 drives by, looking hard.*

John: I’m telling you man. Look at that… never stops.

Kristy

Kristy

J.R.'s Garden

J.R.'s Garden

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