It’s been fun but exhausting doing research for my class paper! Attempting to profile street preachers, or as one web site calls it, “open air ministries.”
After three weeks of staking out a spot at the downtown Hooters and then walking from there to the Five Point MARTA station and also to Centennial Olympic Park I’ve only been able to get three sightings (two of the same guy in one day) and three street preachers in action. All I’m the midst of the HOTTEST days so far this summer. I did manage to get some reactions, but not a lot of dialog, and sadly NO interview. So much for my introduction to observing the profile subject. If it was a professional task (i.e. a writing assignment) I think I’d spend longer days looking around.
Since this is a work in progress I’m going to turn in something with what I have, and still pursue getting an interview. Wish me luck!