The subject of this article:

  • is not mentioned in the Forrest Gump novel canon (including Gump & Co.)
  • exists in the Forrest Gump film canon

Dorothy Harris is a bus driver serving Forrest Gump's home in Greenbow, Alabama.

Dorothy picks up Forrest to take him to his first day of school in 1954. She is smoking a cigarette.

Later, when Forrest sits with his son at the same bus stop circa 1982, Dorothy is still the bus driver. She has adopted a less damaging habit, and is now chewing bubble gum.

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