Willy Bearden: Dispatch from Rolling Fork

By , Guest Columnist Updated: April 02, 2023 4:00 AM CT | Published: April 02, 2023 4:00 AM CT
Willy Bearden
Guest Columnist

Willy Bearden

Willy Bearden is a filmmaker, photographer, author and producer. His documentary films include Visualizing the Blues, The Story of Cotton, A History of Memphis Garage Bands, Overton Park, Elmwood Cemetery and many others.

“The sound of Rolling Fork was the sharp drone of chainsaws as volunteers with equipment went house-to-house, cutting and dragging debris out to where it could be picked up.”


Rolling Fork Tornado Mississippi


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