The past is the present for future generations who do not know their history

He’s already a monkey…

he self-deprecatingly says when told the producers were going to talk and film him to gather family history. Some of his facts contradict what others deem true. But, how precious this visual documentation is for all relations and for the Shoals area at large. I love his aristocratic dialect.

Nedward Dawson Hovater 1897-2000, is the focus of this, the first of eight parts of the interview on video. Each will be accessible here over time. Enjoy.

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