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About Lisa

Lisa is a freelance photographer, magazine columnist and outspoken activist living near Atlanta, GA. She runs a photo blog entitled "Humans of Atlanta" (www.humansofatlanta.com).

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Grown Ups Smoking Marijuana Is Not Bad, It’s Just Illegal

Grown Ups Smoking Marijuana Is Not Bad, It’s Just Illegal

When I was a kid our next door neighbor Bob had brain cancer. He was young, in his 30s, a former boxer in the Marines with three young daughters. Because of the chemotherapy and radiation Bob couldn’t go out in the sun. Every night Bob would sit out on his back porch and the neighbors […]

Why Didn’t I Leave This Violent Relationship Sooner?

Why Didn’t I Leave This Violent Relationship Sooner?

“Why didn’t you leave sooner?” I’m asked. “Because I knew this would happen.” It really shouldn’t come as a surprise that I ended up in this situation. Growing up, I was abused by my parents. My father used to do cocaine. My mother enjoyed wine coolers and pills. Children whose parents abuse alcohol and other […]