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Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - 9:37am

Interview With Ann Uhry Abrams

Updated: 2 years ago.
Asa Candler c. 1910

Atlanta native Ann Uhry Abrams has authored four books, and her latest is called “Formula For Fortune”. It focuses on Asa Candler, the founder of Coca-Cola, and follows how he and his children were instrumental in the development of Atlanta. GPB's Ellen Reinhardt sat down with Abrams to talk to her about this remarkable family. You can hear that interview to the left and take a moment to scroll down and view a video from Emory University with an expert revealing the original letter that Asa Candler wrote to found Emory University with a $1,00,000 check. Famous Atlanta landmarks named for the Candler family include Candler Park and Candler Theological Seminary at Emory.

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