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Popular crossing guard 'Charles on Charleston' retiring

Original post made on Jun 3, 2013

He greets everyone, no matter their age, their mode of transportation or their occupation.


Read the full story here Web Link posted Sunday, June 2, 2013, 8:35 AM

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Posted by Greenmeadow mom
a resident of Greenmeadow
on Jun 3, 2013 at 10:34 am

Thanks for the article about Charles- he will be missed! The intersection of Nelson and Charleston is also a school commute route for Fairmeadow students. It is the neighborhood elementary school for this area.


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Posted by Cryin'Eyes
a resident of Greenmeadow
on Jun 3, 2013 at 2:40 pm

Gee, I drive by this guy everyday and we wave to each other! Guess it had to happen sometime, but he will be missed,
!


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Posted by Christine
a resident of Greendell/Walnut Grove
on Jun 3, 2013 at 8:29 pm

Seeing him in the morning on the way to work always made me smile. He was so kind to everyone, and had a magical way of getting cars to slow down. We will miss you!


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Posted by Rev. Amy Zucker Morgenstern
a resident of Fairmeadow
on Jun 14, 2013 at 8:49 pm

I'm so sorry to hear Mr. Gater is retiring! I work right by his intersection, so I see him often, which means that we chat often--you don't walk by without a quick, friendly conversation. It always cheers my day.

Best wishes to you in the next stage of your life. Atlanta is about to get a burst of sunshine.