Gay Atlanta collects backpacks for Georgia kids

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As the long, hot summer turns the corner toward August, it’s back-to-school time in Georgia, even for the oldest gays. At least, that’s when they tip cocktails for Georgia’s students in need.

With tents to keep the sun off their backs, libations flowing and snacks, the 10th annual Backpack in the Park went off on Sunday at Cator Woolford Gardens. The gay-run event and its dozens of gay patrons came together with backpacks full of school supplies as the entry fee.

The loot goes to 22 local organizations with Georgia kids as their cause. The number of backpacks collected was not yet available on Monday.

Photos by Sher Pruitt

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