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More To His Story: Vendor Joey

More To His Story: Vendor Joey

By: Holly McCall

For vendor Joey S., the loss of a brother leads to a musical tribute.     Joey Shumpert remembers cl ...

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Until There Is Change

Until There Is Change

By: Andrew Wigdor

Riff on MLK's Poor People's Campaign leads to local civil disobedience and arrests     Fifty years a ...

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More To Her Story: Vendor Mary Ann

More To Her Story: Vendor Mary Ann

By: Holly McCall

"It's free to be kind:" Mary Ann F. has a smile for everyone     Around The Contributor, Mary Ann F. ...

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Q&A: Longtime South Inglewood Resident Rhelda Mae Answers Questions About Changing Nashville Culture

Q&A: Longtime South Inglewood Resident Rhelda Mae Answers Questions About Changing Nashville Culture

By: Rhelda Mae Truesdale

  In this edition, Rhelda Mae takes on CMA Fest, airport fashion and Airbnb takeovers     Dear Rheld ...

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More To His Story: Vendor Michael

More To His Story: Vendor Michael

By: Holly McCall

Vendor Michael reps the Crimson Tide in Vol Country.     Michael Farley has been with The Contributo ...

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More To The Story: Vendor Josh And Volunteer Andy

More To The Story: Vendor Josh And Volunteer Andy

By: Holly McCall

  Odd couple: vendor Josh and volunteer Andy bond with familial relationship.       They aren’t much ...

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More To His Story: Jackie L.

More To His Story: Jackie L.

By: Holly McCall

Since childhood, Jackie Ladd has been selling Nashville’s newspapers to curious readers.     The Ten ...

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More To His Story: Shawn L.

More To His Story: Shawn L.

By: Holly McCall

  A sunny Friday afternoon on a Music Row corner features the usual cast of Nashville characters: mu ...

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