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for Carolina Country Vol. 16 Issue 2, Feb 1984
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The year of 1984 marks the 400th year since a small English exploratory mission sent by Sir Walter Raleigh landed on the Outer Banks, as well as the arrival of the Lost Colony and birth of Virginia Dare. The anniversary celebration will begin in July with a flotilla of boats at Manteo, led by one of America’s best-loved sailors, Walter Cronkite. The parade of boats will sail from Elizabeth City, down the Pasquotank River, through the Albemarle Sound to Roanoke Island.
Grace Freeman is a renown, award-winning poet who, for the last eight years, has worked as a poetry therapist at Gaston-Lincoln Mental Health Center in Gastonia. Freeman helps patients to reduce their anxiety and to express their true feelings through poetry. Her work has helped make poetry therapy as acceptable to health care institutions as alternative therapy techniques involving the creative and fine arts.
This special section is the second of two parts, exploring how North Carolinians will be affected by the fallout from the AT&T break-up and telephone industry deregulation. Among the recent changes are telephone company revenues, access charges, and billing for individual local calls.