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Centennial Stories Feature: James Greason & Ruben Brown

Centennial Stories 2014
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Oral History Project Continues with James Greason & Ruben Brown on Fires, Volunteering and Life

James Greason has been a dedicated disaster volunteer with Metro Atlanta’s Red Cross since 1996. From the Olympics to Hurricane Katrina to everyday fire responses, this 91-year-old has helped hundreds of his metro neighbors with food, clothing, shelter and compassion. Mr. Greason’s conversation with Red Cross staff member Ruben Brown aired on WABE-90.1 last September and gives insight to his reasons for volunteering.

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(Sound Production Credit: Dylan Fagan, producer, WABE-90.1)