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Gloria Griffith talks about the hardships of living on the west side and being so far from a store. Residents from Chattanooga's west side meet to discuss the community's desire for a new store to cater to their needs Thursday morning. The residents pointed out that for the west side's population, many of whom are elderly or disabled, the closest place to buy groceries is a three mile round trip, usually made by foot.
Staff photo by Jake Daniels/Chattanooga Times Free Press -- Gloria Griffith talks about the hardships of living on the west side and being so far from a store. Residents from Chattanooga's west side meet to discuss the community's desire for a new store to cater to their needs Thursday morning. The residents pointed out that for the west side's population, many of whom are elderly or disabled, the closest place to buy groceries is a three mile round trip, usually made by foot.
published Friday, December 17th, 2010
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Westside residents will march three miles today from their neighborhood to Buehler's Food Market downtown and back to show their need for a grocery store and their ability to support one. "We want the city to help us find a store," said Gloria Griffith, a Westside resident and elder of Renaissance Presbyterian Church.

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