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(PHOTOS) 2019 Martin Luther King Jr Service Project

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(PHOTOS) 2019 Martin Luther King Jr Service Project

A teen with i21 NSBE Junior of Atlanta cleans debris in this attic to prepare it for air sealing. Photo by Greta Reynolds
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By Greta Reynolds, contributor 

Decatur’s annual Martin Luther King Jr Service Project concludes Monday, Jan. 21.

Hundreds of volunteers fanned out through Oakhurst during the weekend to help elderly residents with repair projects.

Here are some of the scenes from Sunday, Jan. 20.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Volunteers chat before checking in at the Solarium in Decatur to volunteer for the 2019 MLK Service Project on Sunday. Photo by Greta Reynolds

Joey Yates checks in to volunteer for the MLK Service Project with his wife and children at the Solarium on Sunday. Photo by Greta Reynolds

Rodney sands a wall to prepare it for new drywall and paint on Sunday. Photo by Greta Reynolds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mike Barcik explains to volunteers the work they’ll be doing to prep the attic in this home for insulation. Photo by Greta Reynolds

David Wasserman works on air sealing an attic on Sunday. Photo by Greta Reynolds

Members of i21 NSBE Junior of Atlanta receive instructions as they arrive at this Decatur home to volunteer on Sunday. Photo by Greta Reynolds

Decatur High School students clean up debris in the yard of the oldest home in Decatur, built in the 1890s, and once inhabited by poet Charles W. Hubner. Photo by Greta Reynolds

Cub Scouts troop 175 take a break from cleaning back yard debris to pose for a photo. Photo by Greta Reynolds

(From left) Keith Batchelor and Milton Brown make some calculations before cutting boards at this home on Sunday. Photo by Greta Reynolds

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