Atlanta Tavern Loses a Patriarch

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Reporter Josh Levs remembers an Atlanta institution, Manuel Maloof, who is being buried Monday. The son of Lebanese parents, Maloof became a force in the state's Democratic politics, opening a bar called Manuel's almost 50 years ago that became a main stop on the campaign trail for Democrats running for office — and a gathering place for local politicians and journalists. Maloof was elected as a top county official.



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