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Senator Joey Hensley, MD: Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review


September 9, 2021

Recent tragedies show Tennessee’s Volunteer Spirit is still alive and well

Recent tragedies over the last couple of weeks have underscored why they call Tennessee the Volunteer State. Although we gained the nickname in the War of 1812 for our state’s role in sending far more than the requested number of volunteers into battle, that moniker is still alive and well in Tennessee.

When our neighbors in Humphreys County were hit by the worst flash flood in our state’s history, volunteers from across Tennessee rushed to their aid. Some were part of search an...

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