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Johnny Vardeman: Here is how Hall helped its homeless folks back in the day
Homes line the streets in the Chicopee community, once the site of the mill village for Johnson & Johnson.
Before there was a welfare system as we know it today, there was somewhat of a local welfare system. Hall County, as many other counties in the state and across the nation, “took care of” their poor, homeless or others needing help in its own way.