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23639
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The number of homeless in Asheville is a growing problem as of late. The author discusses the ways in which the locals seek to mitigate the problem. A Vet's Place and the Western Carolina Rescue Mission are some examples of shelters available to Asheville's homeless.
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23638
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Reintroduced elk are adjusting to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The elk were absent for nearly 150 years after over-hunting, but the National Park has worked to steadily increase elk numbers.
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23635
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Author Jan Karon, of the 'Mitford' novel series, helped to bring Blowing Rock into the national spotlight with her tales based in a fictional town on the popular travel attraction.
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23636
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Two antiques dealers in Asheville transform the top floor of a warehouse into a display area for their antiques.
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23637
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Franklin Graham, son of famed evangelist Billy Graham, discusses his childhood and what led him to follow his father's footsteps to the pulpit.
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23634
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Dillsboro was originally a rail depot but now brings in tourists, who wish to experience the small town's history and uniqueness.
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23631
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An early 20th century toy manufacturing center in Tryon allowed two women, Eleanor Vance and Charlotte Yale, to employ economically deprived Appalachian residents.
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23632
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Executive Director of MANNA Foodbank, Kitty Schaller helps provide meals to individuals and families across Western North Carolina.
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23641
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The caves at Rumbling Bald Mountain were created in the 1800s after an earthquake shook giant slabs of granite loose. These are one example of Western North Carolina granite caves that locals and visitors frequent.
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23640
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Blue Barnhouse makes use of antique letter presses from the early 1900s to create and sell cards, posters, and other printed media.