John Thomas and Shayne Thomas

Recorded September 25, 2008 Archived September 25, 2008 00:00 minutes
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Interview ID: MBX004374


Shayne Thomas and her dad John Thomas share their joint birthday in the booth. They talk about their family.

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John talks about being born in Fort Benning, Georgia. His father was a serviceman who was frequently stationed away from the family. John also spent time in Hampton, Virginia and Fort Knox, Kentucky.
John was in his early twenties when he met Shayne’s mom at a bar and lounge called Chateau. He was with his brother Billy and friend David. Shayne’s mom was with her friend’s Debbie and Brenda.
John talks about working in the coal mines.
John was ecstatic when he found out that he and his wife were having a baby. When Shayne was born she had colic.


  • John Thomas
  • Shayne Thomas