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Joy Johnston

Joy Johnston

Joy Johnston is a digital journalist based in Atlanta. Her collection of essays about family caregiving, The Reluctant Caregiver, received a gold medal at the 2018 IPPY Awards. She received the 2015 Rick Bragg Prize for Nonfiction from the Atlanta Writers Club. When not writing, Joy enjoys spoiling her cats, sipping bourbon, and learning new things.

Lesson from a Bully

Joy Johnston let a bullying episode in high school define her adult lifeā€”until her bully taught her a lesson from beyond the grave.