The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/6/14 & 5/7/14: Nellie King -Cherry Tree Was Better Years Ago
Nellie King is nearly 70 years old and has lived in Augusta GA's Cherry Tree Crossing Public Housing Complex for more than 40 years. While many may remember this neighborhood for violence and gangs, King says "It was better a long time ago. Now its bad with the drugs and the young people don't respect me." Hear Part 1 HERE! and Hear Part 2 HERE!
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.