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A ride with Boot Girls, 2 women challenging Atlanta's parking enforcement industry

Posted on AllSides May 16th, 2023
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Fernando Alfonso III/NPR

A small round key has unlocked a world of fame and fortune for two balaclava-clad women who are among the most in-demand entrepreneurs in Atlanta.

That key is one of a handful the so-called Boot Girls use mostly around Buckhead, an upscale Atlanta neighborhood, to unlock metal brackets attached to vehicles parked on private property, like one Jaguar on May 5, when I spent the evening with the boot removal Robin Hoods.

"Can I get a picture real quick?" the owner of the car asked the pair while handing me his phone...

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