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A True Champion


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A thirty-one-foot dogwood tree, discovered in 1995 in Sampson County by A.J. Bullard of Mount Olive, has been declared the nation's tallest by the National Register of Big Trees. The dogwood has a crown spread of forty-eight feet. The tree stands in Sampson County's Matthis Cemetery, which dates back to the Civil War.
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