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Welcome to the home page of Personal Journeys, where you will find the best writing and the best storytelling in Georgia. We created Personal Journeys for readers like you: people who like to lose themselves in a great story and savor a well-turned phrase.

Some of the best writers in Georgia work for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and they all contribute to Personal Journeys with stories off their beats, or tales from their own lives. The AJC’s award-winning photographers capture these stories through their cameras. Spend some time with these images on the slideshows you’ll find on this page, and don’t miss the short videos we produce for each Personal Journey.

We’re always on the lookout for interesting people to feature in Personal Journeys, so help us out and send us your ideas. You can reach me at and Features Editor Suzanne Van Atten at Suzanne teaches narrative writing and brings that expertise to Personal Journeys every Sunday.

Thanks for spending your time with these stories. The feedback many of you have shared has been tremendous, and means so much to our talented writers.

Ken Foskett

Assistant Managing Editor

WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU: Everyone has a personal journey. Please tell us about yours. Share your thoughts, ideas and personal stories in our "Comments" area.

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