Sapelo Island is a 16,500-acre swath of land that sits about 60 miles down from Savannah. Reachable only by boat, the barrier island, Georgia’s fourth largest, has long been a home to a diverse population of Geechees, the descendants of the slaves who were brought there in the 1800s and called the island home ever since…

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How One Georgia Island is Fighting to Keep a Small Red Pea Alive

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