Interview with Bruce Dobyns, July 26, 2022

Project: Mayfield, Kentucky 2021 Tornado Oral History Project

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Dr. Rev. Bruce Dobyns is a nine-year resident of Mayfield and is retired from ministry at the 1st Christian Church Disciples of Christ in Mayfield. He also is the Secretary of the Jackson Purchase Historical Society, is the current President of the Mayfield/Graves County branch of the NAACP, and is the past President of the Mayfield Kiwanis chapter. He speaks to his own personal experiences with both the events of the December 10, 2021 tornado, but also the aftermath, especially the impact of vulnerable populations. Dobyns gives his hopes of the community of Mayfield and speaks about the many challenges they have to overcome.

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2022oh1489_may0019

Interviewee Name

Bruce Dobyns

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Rebecca Michelle Freihaut

Interview Date

2022-07-26

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Dobyns, Bruce Interview by Rebecca Michelle Freihaut. 26 Jul. 2022. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Dobyns, B. (2022, July 26). Interview by R. M. Freihaut. Mayfield, Kentucky 2021 Tornado Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Dobyns, Bruce, interview by Rebecca Michelle Freihaut. July 26, 2022, Mayfield, Kentucky 2021 Tornado Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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