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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