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Excerpt from Oral History Interview with Raymond Rapp, November 17, 2000. Interview K-0253. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) See Entire Interview >>

Celebrating Mars Hill's community ethos

Rapp celebrates Mars Hill's "personalism"—its sense of community. He thinks the town absorbs the rural ethos from the surrounding area, which encourages residents to look out for one another, to care for one another, and to cooperate. It is this sense of community that Rapp, as mayor, wants to preserve with great "intentionality."

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Oral History Interview with Raymond Rapp, November 17, 2000. Interview K-0253. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) in the Southern Oral History Program Collection, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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