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Hidden History: When Tragedy Inspires A Living Legacy - The Crash at Orly Field

"The Shade" sculpture by Auguste Rodin, a memorial to those lost in the crash at Orly Field. Photo credit: losangeleno.com.

Wherever you go in Georgia, you may find people who transformed tragedies into living legacies in our communities. Stan Deaton is senior historian for Georgia Historical Society. Today he shares the Hidden History of an airplane crash which took the lives of more than 100 Georgians, and how their memory inspired the creation of an Atlanta cultural icon.

Hear the uncut version of the story in the audio link below.