Category Archives: Emmaus House

How many green stamps does it take to buy a bus?

And Ginny Tuttle—her father was Judge Tuttle in Atlanta—was a volunteer who collected 3,000 books of green stamps so we could buy a bus. Continue reading

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We were just singing hymns

We are particularly interested in the “storied” experience of Peoplestown and its community-based organizations. We know that stories help bind many people to this place and to each other. Stories are told and re-told, creating a local lore that links people over time and space. Continue reading

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Surplus food

The guards didn’t really taunt us verbally, but they certainly did in their body language. Continue reading

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