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StoryCorps Atlanta: Giving Tuesday And The 60th Birthday That Changed Lives

Joy Borra and her husband Tony Borra talked to each other at the Atlanta StoryBooth.
Joy Borra and her husband Tony Borra talked to each other at the Atlanta StoryBooth.
Credit StoryCorps Atlanta

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When Joy Borra turned 60, instead of celebrating the old-fashioned way, she wanted give something back.  The end result was more than anything she’d first imagined.

Here she is in the StoryCorps Atlanta booth talking to her husband, Tony Borra.   

**This story originally aired on June 2nd, 2015. Since then, we have learned that the library Joy helped facilitate and stock is now serving 10 additional villages with the elementary students next door using it every day. 

This story was recorded in partnership with the Atlanta History Center, which hosts Atlanta’s StoryCorps booth.

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