'It's The Heart of Mississippi': Meet The People Of Oxford

Damon Dahlen
'It's The Heart of Mississippi': Meet The People Of Oxford

We reached Oxford, Mississippi, on Friday, as part of our Listen To America road trip. While there, we spoke to locals and asked them why they chose to call the city home. 

Chico Harris ― writer, 56 years old

Ronzo Shapiro ― ‘man about town,’ 74 years old

Danielle Reed ― ‘exploring,’ 23 years old

Barbie Gates ― pet nanny, 61 years old

Jakob Drake ― student/barista, 19 years old

Al Morse -- bookseller, 27 years old

Betsy Chapman ― farmers market director, 40 years old

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