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Atlanta Flooding Fight

**HOLD FOR RELEASE WITH COPY BY KATIE FOODY** Mattie Jackson, 93, poses for a portrait in her home in the Peoplestown neighborhood in Atlanta on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015. Jackson, who has lived there for more than 50 years, is leading a charge with other residents in fighting the City of Atlanta's plan to turn a portion of the neighborhood into a park and retention pond. The City says this is necessary because of a sewage issue that may cause flooding in the area. (AP Photo/Kevin D. Liles)

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**HOLD FOR RELEASE WITH COPY BY KATIE FOODY** Mattie Jackson, 93, poses for a portrait in her home in the Peoplestown neighborhood in Atlanta on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015. Jackson, who has lived there for more than 50 years, is leading a charge with other residents in fighting the City of Atlanta's plan to turn a portion of the neighborhood into a park and retention pond. The City says this is necessary because of a sewage issue that may cause flooding in the area. (AP Photo/Kevin D. Liles)