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by Thornton Kennedy
Neighbor Newspapers Columnist
01:44 AM, Wednesday, May 06
At the absolute apex of the fight for a city of Sandy Springs, I got a call from Eva Galambos. As you can tell from my tagline at the end of this column, for a time I served as the news editor of this paper. That was from 2000 to 2006, which coinc...

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