I am thrilled to interview George Santos, the first openly gay Republican elected to the U.S. Congress. Rep. Santos and I met during a recent visit to Atlanta where he is helping organize the Project to Make Dixie Great Again. Congratulations on your recent victory, Rep.
Santos. I was somewhat surprised to learn you had a connection to the South. Can you fill us in? Oh, obviously I – George – was named after Georgia and spent much of my youth here.
My parents were the Jewish descendants of slaves who told Joel Chandler Harris many of the stories that he turned into the Uncle Remus tales.
To honor them, Mr. Harris created a basement apartment in his mansion, the Wren House, and it remains a family retreat. When I was a teenager, I spent weeks at a time in that apartment.Read more on thegavoice.com