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Tale Spinner

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Orville Hicks of Watauga County is a master storyteller who continues the family tradition of mountain storytelling. He has made numerous appearances in and out of the state and is known for his telling of the Jack tales, among others. In 1997, Governor James B. Hunt presented him the Brown-Hudson Folklore Award, the highest award the North Carolina Folklore Society gives to traditional artists.
Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 67 Issue 4, Sept 1999, p23-25, por