Nothing is quite as creepy and alluring as an abandoned place. Just down the road from me, there is an abandoned office complex. It consists of three or four buildings. One day, it will be sold to make way for extra interstate lanes, a cloverleaf, or some new community. Right now, it is boarded up, abandoned, locked up, and the doorways are a camping spot for the homeless. The road through the complex is a shortcut that can save a few minutes. But, it takes you out of sight of the main thoroughfares. In a fairly high crime area at the edge of Atlanta, it seems like a very risky way to save time.
|An Abandoned Office Complex|
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