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Cusseta Hometown Heroes Honored

From the Nov. 18, 2020 issue of The Journal
   Cusseta residents Shirley Jones and her husband, Wesley, were recently named "Hometown Heroes" and featured in a special broadcast by Columbus television news station WTVM (ABC).
   The program opened with Gwenetta Sullivan-Echols explaining how she had started a program called "Just Jeans" that provided jeans and t-shirts for needy students. She called on the Jones couple in Cusseta and she said they responded in a way that, "We made history after that."
   It was nothing new for the Jones Family. They operate Latavia's Closet, which they established to help needy children and families in memory of their late granddaughter, Latavia Moore, who passed away in 2017 at the age of 17.
   While the ...
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