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The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/15/14: Justine Stewart shares her story of growing up and raising children in public housing.

By Drew Dawson Posted May 12, 2014 11:55am (EDT)
Justin Stewart, "Grandma" to many in the Cherry Tree Community.

Justin Stewart, "Grandma" to many in the Cherry Tree Community.


Justine Stewart is a senior citizen, and long-time resident of Cherry Tree Crossing. She was raised in public housing, and she raised her kids in public housing as well. What's life like when the challenges of living in Public Housing are all you know? She shared her story for The Cherry Tree Listening Project. Listen Now! 


The Cherry Tree Listening Project is a multi-part series, produced by GPB-Augusta in Collaboration with The Greater Augusta Arts Council. It airs weekdays in May during “Morning Edition” at 7:35a.m. and during “All Things Considered” at 5:44p.m. on 90.7FM WACG/GPB-Augusta.

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