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New Roots with Old Soul
Oxford, Mississippi, was love at first sight for lawyer turned interior designer Virginia Mary Brown. When she and her now-husband, Ray, began dating, he would take her to visit the old college town, where his family has deep roots. She was instantly charmed by the picturesque square and the shady streets, which inspired the setting in many Faulkner novels. Although the couple ultimately settled in Houston, Texas, Oxford would always remain their special getaway.