Sunday, September 30, 2012

In Georgia, a Bumpy Journey to a New Life

Wally Burns moved into a new group
home in May.
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. — On his last day in the state hospital, Wally Burns pulled on a new pair of plaid shorts and a neatly pressed polo shirt. He savored a final meal of eggs and grits, apple juice and milk, toast and a sweet doughnut stick.
You have a new home now,” his attendant told him, reminding him of the big move only hours away. “We hope you’ll like it.”

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