Latine Southern Ohio / Latine del Sur de Ohio: A Bilingual Oral History Collection / Una Colección de Historia Oral Bilingüe
Interview with Hector Reffit
Latine Southern Ohio / Latine del Sur de Ohio
Hector Reffit, Jennifer Reffit
Original Language of Interview
Contributor Affiliation / Organization
Southern Ohio Folklife, Inc.
1 hour 15 minutes
Center for Public History at Shawnee State University
Hector discusses his childhood in Mexico, his and his siblings’ adoption process and move to Minford Ohio. He also discusses his changing relationship to religion throughout his life and his calling to become a pastor. Finally, Hector addresses some of the challenges he has faced as a person of Mexican descent and the challenges, particularly related to language, that members of the southern Ohio Latino community faces.
Patterson, Cassie and Lamb, Celine, "Interview with Hector Reffit" (2022). Latine Southern Ohio / Latine del Sur de Ohio: A Bilingual Oral History Collection / Una Colección de Historia Oral Bilingüe. 1.
LSO20220910_Reffitt,Hector_transcript-translation-English-Spanish(revised).pdf (225 kB)
Translation en Espanol