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Sanctuary by the Shore

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In 1954, Whiteville funeral director A.D. Peacock discovered seven children living in dire conditions without any familial support. This experience prompted Peacock to found what is today known as the Boys & Girls Homes of North Carolina, a permanent residence program for at-risk children.
Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 83 Issue 8, January 2016, p122-123, il, por