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plywood on an abandoned building in Atlanta, Georgia, with inspirational graffiti
September 1, 2020

Inspirational Graffiti

Inspirational graffiti adorns an abandoned building on Auburn Avenue in Atlanta, Georgia, around the corner from Martin Luther King, Jr.'s, birthplace. This photo appeared in the July 1988 issue, as Atlanta prepared to host that year's Democratic National Convention.
Photograph by Jim Richardson, Nat Geo Image Collection

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