Pin trading is not just for kids. Francis Carey started her lapel pin collection in 1996 and has gathered over 1,800 pins to date. Pin enthusiasts will meet every month in Atlanta, Georgia, to trade pins – and pins stories.
“JOHNNY CRAWFORD / JCRAWFORD@AJC.COM July 19, 2012 – Conyers: Francis Carey sits on her sofa surrounded by some of her over 1800 Olympic pins on Thursday, July 19, 2012. Francis got the collecting bug during the 1996 Olympics and now has …”