"‘Oh, there’s the Mercer Lady.’ It’s not Ansley. It’s, ‘There’s the Mercer Lady. She’s gonna help me go to college.’
At first, I was like, ‘The Mercer Lady?’ Then, I was like, ‘Oh, they’re identifying me with a college
"Okay, I was born in Washington, D.C. That’s my hometown. Went through the public school system there and graduated from George Washington University in 1973.
Well, then I went to rabbinical school in New York City. Well, for the first
"The growth and, even still, the potential for growth in the downtown area, it’s pretty phenomenal, and it’s happening. And anybody who knows anything about economic development or economic redevelopment knows that it starts downtown, and it radiates out."
"Ah! I’m a history buff. So I love culture. In order to learn and love and appreciate the culture of other people, I have to know and love and appreciate my own culture. So, being from Macon, I know that