It started as a side project. Once a week, husband and wife Jim and Melinda Hollandsworth stopped by a mobile home park in Loganville, Ga., to help local kids with their homework. Here in Gwinnett Estates, a predominantly Hispanic neighborhood, very few students were graduating high school — creating a cycle of poverty for the families who called this community home.
In some malls, it’s been “beginning to look like Christmas” for some time. As the ringing of cash registers kicks in well before the tinkling of silver bells appears on every street corner, that classic Norman Rockwell tableau of a turkey-centric gathering seems increasingly quaint