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41050
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W. Kerr Scott, building upon his family’s tradition of public service in Alamance County, initiated progress throughout his home state and in the world, some of which generated controversy. As governor and senator, his accomplishments included 150,000 new electric connections for rural areas and advocating for a world food bank. His appointments of the first woman to the Superior Court and black man to the State Board of Education reflected ideals considered radical by some political rivals.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 87 Issue 7, December 2019, p182-184, 186, 188 Periodical Website
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41046
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A librarian who started the first children’s TV show in North Carolina also reflects history on her bookshelves. A college professor inspired Elinor Hawkins to start collecting A Christmas Carol. Seven decades later, a Braille and 1906 version are among her 1,000 plus copies.
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41048
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Built in the midst of war, it has been Brevard’s longtime symbol of peace. Started as Little River Methodist Episcopal Church, efforts to maintain its almost one hundred and fifty year old structure reflect McGaha Chapel’s ongoing significance to its surrounding community.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 87 Issue 7, December 2019, p124-126, 128, 130 Periodical Website
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41047
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The Christmas candy drop over Manteo: re-enactment of the Christmastime Candy Bomber over war-scarred Berlin in the late 1940s. Gail Halvorsen and Karin Edmond, participant and recipient during the former event, have the same motivation: sharing the spirit of giving and peace during the season known for these qualities.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 87 Issue 7, December 2019, p106-108, 110, 112, 114 Periodical Website
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41051
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The Christmas lights display on the boat belonging to a friend of the author reflected Carteret County culture and the spirit transcending local lifeways.
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41049
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Creating another connection between North Carolina and China is a lantern festival in Cary. Combination Christmas spirit and Chinese culture, this lantern festival displays in ways, beyond commerce and economy, the decades’ long relationship between this state and nation.
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