“Caldwell is on his back, arms spread wide, out cold on the mound. The lightning strike had hit him directly.”
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Lightning, Struck: How an Atlanta Neighborhood Died on the Altar of Super Bowl Dreams
Thirty years ago, the entire community of Lightning, in Atlanta’s west side, was destroyed to build the Georgia Dome. This oral history, told by the residents that were displaced, compiles the stories and memories of a long-gone neighborhood.