It took almost four years for Michael and Mercedes McLoughlin to leave New York for metro Atlanta, as they had to learn about the different suburbs and schools for their children, 10-year-old Michael and 9-year-old Megan. They were thrilled to find a home on a golf course in a Cherokee County community that more than tripled the square footage of their home on Long Island.
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