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Tracy R. Frist Establishes Fund To Support Ferrum College and Blue Ridge Institute’s Preservation of Appalachian Literature and Folktales

November 22, 2022 by Bill Frist

This November, former Ferrum College student and longtime supporter of the College, Tracy R. Frist, made a generous gift to Ferrum College to support the College’s Appalachian Literature project (AppLit) and the digitizing and archiving needs of the Blue Ridge Institute & Museum (BRIM). “Tracy’s generous gift to the BRIM archive will provide us with…

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Senator Frist Statement on the Failed Insurrection at the U.S. Capitol

January 6, 2021 by Bill Frist

January 6, 2021 | Our U.S. Capitol: “It was all so surreal. Everything was out of context and not the way it was supposed to be….  I looked upward and saw the majestic dome of the Capitol with the American flag, fluttering against the bright blue sky and blazing sun. How could this assault and death, senselessness and tragedy,…

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