A diligent team of seven college students took a week out of their summer break, boarded a plane, traveled more than 3,000 miles and landed on South American soil for one reason - to make a difference in the lives of nearly 600 Peruvian strangers.
While the Atlanta Botanical Garden lures tourists and gardeners alike to its facility in Atlanta, the garden at 1345 Piedmont Avenue does not forget to encourage the youngest generation to become plant lovers with an exhibit dedicated to them.
Three times each week, Roy Hall makes the trek from his Lula home to Fresenius Dialysis Center in Gainesville for dialysis. Hall, who is in stage five kidney failure, is waiting for a kidney transplant - which hopefully will happen later this year.
Firefighters are typically known for their abilities to tame flames and keep people safe, but the Gainesville Fire Department is building a reputation for something else - its ability to cook some of the best chicken around town.
A 66-year-old Greek-American man named Stamatis Moraitis was told by his doctor he had terminal cancer and six months to live. He packed up his wife and their belongings and moved to the Greek island of Ikaria.
Every morning, Billy Thomas puts on his green "Australian-style" hat, revs up his motorized Kawasaki mule and drives down to look at his flower, vegetable and fruit gardens. By his side is his wife of 61 years, Latrelle.