Every week WWAY features someone in the community who is doing extraordinary things. It's been an up and down year in the headlines, but one guarantee is that you'll find positive stories in the Extraordinary Person of the Week series.
A massive journey is about to take place and it begins in Carolina Beach. Our Extraordinary Person of the Week is a couple who are about to depart on a life saving mission to Haiti and some remote islands around the world.
20 years ago a man would pack his bags and move from the west coast to the east coast in hopes of helping train service dogs. 20 years later and a lot of ups and downs in between, our Extraordinary Person of the Week is celebrating a milestone.
It's known for angel trees, giving shelter, food, life skill's programs and countless other services. Right there leading the way and inspiring people who are in need of direction is Major Richard Watts, our Extraordinary Person of the Week.
Raising a family is extraordinary in itself for a mother and father, but this week, our Extraordinary Person of the Week is actually an entire family. A family of 11 here in the Cape Fear...a family of hope.
Music is a universal language. Instruments teach something that makes people shine inside and out. Our Extraordinary Person of the Week goes above and beyond to make sure kids get the tools to speak that language.