字幕表 動画を再生する 英語字幕をプリント (gentle country music) - Now, when I first came to Franklin, Tennessee, I was a visitor, and I realized wow, this is a great place to set a story. Then now that I lived here, I realize that Franklin is the intersection of a thousand stories. It's your story. It's my story. And even all the way back to the Civil War days, you can feel the fabric of story in the buildings along Main Street. I was inspired to write my book, The Bridge because of the actual stores and street in downtown Franklin. It was incredible. - Me and my family love Franklin, Tennessee. I don't know of any other place like it. It is small town, USA. I'm a 10 minute drive int downtown Franklin. Main Street, what a place. And we got, obviously, the famous Franklin Theatre that was going to be demolished, and we resurrected that place. A great place to do concerts, which I've been honored to be a part of a few myself there. - I'm Melinda Doolittle, and I'm from American Idol. I love life, but what I love most about it is coming home to Franklin, Tennessee. - I, personally, like all the little boutiques, all the little gift shops. I'm all about going in and out, making sure all the store owners are well. I try to make it about them, and then I leave with armloads of goodies. - There's so much to do here. We got antiques shops. The people are great. The restaurants are great. I've done a lot of functions here. We've got The Factory. It's an amazing place. - There's a lot of non-profit organizations in Franklin, filled with people that really have a desire to reach out into the other communities to make the world a better place. - The people in Franklin are kinda like none other. You know? There are a lot of people that are in this entertainment business, but we all want a place to call home, and so it's just the homiest place ever. - When we first moved here, the festivals are what drew us. We'd go downtown for Dickens Festival, for the Pumpkin Fest, and people would just be like they knew each other. You felt like you were in this small town or maybe transported back to a day decades ago. - Hospitality has been premier here in the Franklin area. My experience has been one of feeling as though I'm home, like instantly. I've only been here six years, but in those six years, I've lived a whole life because opportunities abound. - Like everything about Franklin makes me happy. - You wanna visit Franklin, Tennessee. There's no place like it. Everybody, I'm Michael W. Smith. - This is Karen Kingsbury. - Dan Haseltine. - Hi, I'm Melinda Doolittle. - Hi, I'm Patsy Clairmont. Y'all just come on in and we'll poor you some sweet tea.