Vinia Hall, 103“I knew that they know what they were doing. God don’t let them do wrong.”
~Vinia Hall

Here’s one of those feel-good stories that makes you smile for human decency and feel a little bit sad knowing that this act of kindness may be an exception. On Tuesday, WSB Channel 2 in Atlanta reported that Vinia Hall, a 103-year-old woman, and her 83-year-old daughter were about to be evicted from her home when deputies of the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office and hired movers defied a court order to evict the two from their foreclosed home in northwest Atlanta.

For the purposes of this project, take note of the strong expressions of faith in God “making it right” and citations of the Bible, by Ms. Hall and also by a neighbor and community activist too.


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These officers seemed to take seriously there role to "protect and serve." Thanks for this piece as a start to my morning after a fitful restless night. Now I can fac the sun's rising with renewed hope...

"take seriously 'their' role"

Taking lessons from Cook Co. IL sheriff Tom Dart and his deputies, who likewise would not (could not) carry out similar orders several years ago when the financial crises big and small began---