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Armored with a Legacy of Service and Love

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Drawing the connection between fighting fascism abroad and racism at home, 97-year-old WWII hero honored—for the first time ever—76 years after his homecoming By Jennifer Ogunsola Communications Manager The year was 1943. Franklin D. Roosevelt was in the White House, facing massive race riots that shook cities like Detroit, Harlem, and Los Angeles to their […]

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Piece for Me, Piece for You

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By: Shannon Evans Maybe it was the weeks of nonstop travel. Maybe it was the flu bug that’s been going around. Either way, I’ve been sick for what feels like forever and tragically, I haven’t felt like eating. Legend has it that the idea of tapas – small plates that are typically shared – was […]

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Wine Down Wednesday

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By: Shannon Evans Although my next adventure is taking me to Jamaica, I still had Portugal and great wines on my mind when I showed up to Hartsfield-Jackson for my latest flight. Porto taught me that there is no bad time for a glass of vino (who am I kidding … I already knew this). […]

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Food Festival (Main Ingredients): Top Airport, Top Restaurants, Top Chefs

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  By Jennifer Ogunsola Communications Manager If you look at a list of the world’s best food festivals, you probably won’t find any that take place at an airport. But we all know that Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) likes to do things a little different. And by different, I mean making the impossible, possible. […]

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ATL Becomes Second Home and Inspiration to Self-Taught Artist

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  By Jennifer Ogunsola Communications Manager For many people, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is more than an airport — it’s home. With more than 60,000 employees, ATL is a place where careers begin, friendships are forged and dreams are supported, recognized and fulfilled. Born and raised in Atlanta, Erin Foster’s first time in the […]

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The Plane Train: Getting You There Since 1980

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  By Jennifer Ogunsola Communications Manager How many airports do you know with luxury shopping, award-winning restaurants, five fire stations, and – oh, and I forgot to add – a fully automated train system that carries more than 250,000 passengers each day to one of seven concourses?  Come to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), and […]

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From the Football Field to the Airfield

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By Jennifer Ogunsola Communications Manager Within minutes, his dream of playing professional football came to an end when he experienced a career-ending injury. Nearly 30 years ago, Thomas Wilson was a senior at Florida State University and star defensive back from Tallahassee, Florida. Immediately after the injury, Wilson had to make a decision that would […]

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Humans Are Not for Sale

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By Jennifer Ogunsola Communications Manager Walking through the airport, the last thing that likely crosses one’s mind is whether the person next to them might be a survivor or victim of human trafficking. According to the International Labour Organization, there are approximately 40 million victims of human trafficking, globally. So if you travel, at some […]

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Cool Canopies at Hotlanta’s Airport

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  By Jennifer Ogunsola Communications Manager Atlanta’s skyline is about to change, but you’ll have to travel a little south of downtown to see it. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is constructing two massive canopies that will soon become an architectural icon for the city of Atlanta. Those additions are just part of the 20-year, […]

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