SOME OF MY FAVORITE DEAD PEOPLE

Sure, you know all of the historic names one finds in history textbooks: George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, the signers of the Declaration of Independence. Yet most of history is made by those whose names you'll never come across, people just living their lives and changing the future of the world with every move or decision they make. An avowed taphophile, Leigh Handal shares little-known stories of some of her favorite dead people in Charleston.