At its soul, Athens is a mix of eclectic communities — people bound by shared values and place. From the college-aged youth living in a co-op house in town, to the secluded culture of people living in the hollers — people create the divergent, and funky soul of this place. These are a collection of images from four such communities as explored by four photojournalists.
Tracie Van Auken, Rachel Mummey, Jennifer Cecil, Josh Birnbaum: Photography
Stan Alost: Senior Producer
Soul of Athens is an award-winning online publication that attempts to answer the question, "What is the 'soul' of Athens, Ohio and its surrounding areas?"
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