Demolition won’t raze a family and its memories

By Updated: July 02, 2019 2:04 PM CT | Published: July 02, 2019 4:00 AM CT

The Francis family takes one last look at their old home place before it's razed for the expansion of the University of Memphis' parking lot.

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Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey covers business news for The Daily Memphian. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He's worked in journalism for 40 years and has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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