By , Daily Memphian Published: November 01, 2018 5:41 PM CT
Amy Schaftlein was an elementary student in the Arlington area in the 1990s when her yellow school bus stopped in front of a blighted house.
Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey covers business news for The Daily Memphian. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He's worked in journalism for 40 years and has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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