Superman, Spiderman, Wonder Woman....all superhereos who have lived a long successful storyline in the world of comic books. Enter our Extraordinary Person of the Week. She's a big fan of comic books, but she's more than just a reader. Wilmington's Tini Howard also helps create them. Tonight we introduce you to the Comic Book Writer.
Balancing a job and a family is no easy task, but find the right support system, and success is sure to follow.
Our Extraordinary Person of the Week is helping immigrants become a constructive part of the community. She was born in California after her parents came to America as immigrants. Her father became a businessman and her mother worked in outreach programs at a church. Lucy Vasquez decided to follow in those footsteps to help break down barriers in the Cape Fear.
Let's talk EXTRAORDINARY. Imagine you're on Air Force One and standing in line at the employee/crew bathroom, right next to you, is a Secretary of State and a few Presidents of the United States.
That is a true story experienced by Howie Franklin....our Extraordinary Person of the Week.
Let's talk extraordinary. Have you ever seen a horse sit on command? You're about to. A most talented lady in Bolivia, one of "Wilmington's Women to Watch in 2014", has some trick ponies up her sleeve, so to speak. Her trick is a click. A click of confidence. She's our Extraordinary Person of the Week.
A CFCC Student is one of 40 chosen to take part in a nationwide program with NASA. He's our Extraordinary Person of the Week.
Our Extraordinary Person of the Week did it up on his wedding day. He and his wife used a horse and carriage in the service. Romantic, right? That day lead to a business venture and move to Wilmington to start a horse drawn tour service. But it's not just a ride....it's a rescue.
Our Extraordinary Person of the Week gives 'second tours of life'.
In light of the season, this week's Extraordinary Person of the Week is none other than Santa Claus. WWAY's Daniel Seamans wrote a little song for the occasion. It's called 'The Santa Wrap Song' and features Mr. and Mrs. Claus who can be found right now in Wilmington.