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28654
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North Carolina ranked second highest in lightning-related casualties from 1959 to 2007. Tips for how to protect yourself from lightning strikes and data about lightning strikes in the state and country are detailed.
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28659
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North Carolina’s college students are finding new ways to support sustainable causes on campus. Students from UNC Pembroke and Edgecombe Community College are highlighted for their promotion of sustainable food source and renewable energy sources.
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28662
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The famous Anglican minister George Whitefield’s visits to North Carolina and the town of Bath are described. Whitefield was famous for his passionate sermons and drew large crowds when he preached, but this did not happen in North Carolina. Whitefield visited Bath and the state several times and did not like what he experienced initially. Whitefield’s opinions of NC as a place with a “loose” lifestyle of dancing and entertainment and indifference toward religion is documented.
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35235
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Uprooting family mysteries can have unexpected and disappointing results, as the author illustrated in her article’s opening. What can help make the exploration easier, Gannon offered as follow up to her research journey. One was online tools, complete with an assessment for each. Another was recognizing limitations with finding particular categories of people, such as women, and limitations associated with certain types of resources, such as birth certificates.
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What makes a memory memorable, as these authors suggested, is having the extraordinary happen in the midst of the ordinary. For Rose Lagrow, it was finding a double yolk egg during gathering. For Lorna Scott, it involved her mother’s encounter with a runaway pig. For Letha Humphrey, it involved a dinner complete with picture taking.
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