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Collected Item: “Phillip Hoile Oral History, 2020/07/25”

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Phillip Hoile Oral History, 2020/07/25

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audio interview

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This is an interview of Phillip Hoile about the impacts that COVID-19 pandemic has on his job. He also speaks about he questions the information and why there's so much conflicting information in the media about COVID-19. Phillip offers his thoughts on why he and his family chose to take preventive measures such as masks and social distancing during COVID-19. He also talks about what it's like to live in a small community like Blanchard, Oklahoma instead of a larger city and the benefits it provides during a pandemic. He also explains the ways COVID-19 has altered his family plans and what he has done to create new activities to spend time with his granddaughter. Phillip offers advice about living through other crises, such as the Cuban Missile Crisis, and his optimism that these things will eventually pass too.

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Clinton P. Roberts

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