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Bennett, Sonya

Title

Bennett, Sonya

Description

Friends and members of the Baha'i Faith, Sonya Bennett and Nancye Jennings, speak about their religion, Nancye's Baha'i great-grandfather, and their work in the "advice booth" at their local bookstore.

Publisher

Mobile Public Library, Local History & Genealogy

Date

4 March 2017

Language

English

Type

interview

Interviewer

Nancye Jennings (72)

Interviewee

Sonya Bennett (77)

Location

Mobile, Alabama

Time Summary

1:10 Nancye Jennings (NJ) explains how she and Sonya Bennett (SB) met.

6:49 SB shares some of her favorite stories about NJ's Baha'i great-grandfather.

10:40 SB shares a story of NJ's great-grandmother, who was losing her vision.

14:00 SB shares the Baha'i community in Fairhope's goals.

17:02 NJ and SB talk about their "advice booth" at their local bookstore.

21:40 SB shares some responses and advice that she and NJ give.

26:37 NJ remembers a man who drew a "virtue card" that really touched him.

32:11 NJ and SB speak about how they met at the bookstore, and it has become an important place for them since.

37:45 SB talks about being able to return rings and tablets to the Baha'i archives.

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Citation

“Bennett, Sonya,” Mobile Public Library Digital Collections, accessed September 23, 2017, http://digital.mobilepubliclibrary.org/items/show/2007.

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