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Fayetteville native Kai Lightner is a world champion rock climber at the age of 17. Lightner, who grew up away from the mountains, began climbing furniture during his childhood. Lightner’s mother decided to support her son’s love of rock climbing by installing rock walls in their home and hiring a coach. By age 10, Lightner had won the first of six national titles in climbing. Lightner accepted a spot at Babson College and is currently training for the 2020 Olympic games.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , July/August 2017, p40-46, il, por Periodical Website
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Cape Beard, a beard club in Fayetteville, was created to support the resurgence of facial hair but has further developed as a non-profit. Formed in 2011 as a men’s beard club (a remnant of a byegone era), the club’s 60 members have raised over $100,000 for organizations within Cumberland County. Past fundraisers have included pig roasts, bearded beauty competitions, food drives, and beard/mustache competitions.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , July/August 2017, p56-61, il, por Periodical Website
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Metal Worx, Inc. is a Fayetteville business which makes sheet metal art. Founded by Lori Bertsch and her son Kory, the company originally specialized in customized cars. After eight years of business, they experimented with art when Lori commissioned a sheet metal “battle worn” flag. The design became popular and the shop soon expanded to making a variety of sheet metal art, from flags to business logos.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , July/August 2017, p20-28, il, por Periodical Website
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This article details Gordon Johnson, a local Fayetteville architect. Johnson is responsible for various buildings around Fayetteville; notable works include the Cumberland County Courthouse, Cape Fear Botanical Garden Visitors Pavilion, and the Fayetteville Regional Airport.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , July/August 2017, p62-66, il, por Periodical Website
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Lessons could be learned from the Old Testament hero Caleb. Noted were name doesn’t always reflect character; proportions of God and life’s problems determine perception; it is never too late in life to make a difference.
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