Last month, I met up with Sarah Wayne Callies, part of the cast of AMC’s “The Walking Dead,” which is now in production all over metro Atlanta.
Callies, who plays Lori Grimes, the wife of the lead character Rick Grimes, had arrived early in town to get used to the hot weather, something the actors have to acclimate to since most of the shoots are outdoors. She, as a celebrity spokesman for the International Rescue Committee, visited the Atlanta operations, meeting with refugees from countries ranging from Iraq to Afghanistan. The organization helps people transition from their home country to the United States.
We toured English classes, the computer room, a day-care area and the store where refugees can pick up supplies for free. We also visited a couple of refugees from Congo and Afghanistan who were placed in apartments in Clarkston. (If you want more info about the