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A unique approach to counting bottlenose dolphins in North Carolina waters was conducted recently. Instead of tagging the dolphins with physical markers researchers used a \"mark- recapture\" technique in which dolphins were photographed and then recaptured on film a week later. Henderson discusses the study and what the research learned.
Georgia Thompson Brown of Henderson was a pioneer of aviation. Better known as Tiny Broadwick, she made her mark not by flying airplanes, but by parachuting from them. She was the first woman to parachute from a plane, and between 1908 and 1922, she made 1,100 jumps.
Historical events, whether it’s of the national or personal nature, were featured in the quintet of recollections that spanned from the depths of WWII to the 1970s. The historical event included in one story was the surrender of the Japanese in September 1945. As for personal historical significance, they ranged from a special wedding gift to acts of generosity that makes the belief in Southern Hospitality ring true.