Katherine and Anita sharing a moment at the bowling alley.
2 weeks ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Family of the Year

We begin 2017 honoring a Family of the Year for 2016. They are from New Hanover County and they are knocking down all the pins when it comes to helping the community.
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3 weeks ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: 2016 Year in Review

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.
"Oceans", the catamaran Rick and Teri-Jo Rogge will be sailing on the mission
4 weeks ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Sea Mercy Mission

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.
Damion Murrill, of Wilmington
1 month ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The High Notes

It has long been said that music is the one place where you can both lose and find yourself at the same time. Our Extraordinary Person of the Week is hitting all those high notes.
Harold Garrish in 2015, celebrating his 97th birthday
1 month ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The 98-year-young Harold Garrish

Wilmington is home to a Pearl Harbor survivor. He's no stranger to the WWAY airwaves as we've followed his wonderful spirit on the dance floor and in the air.
Rick Hairston, CEO/President of Canines for Service
2 months ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: 20 Years of Tailwaggin’

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.
Photo: Major Richard Watts
2 months ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Major Salvation

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.
Thomas family
3 months ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: A Family of Hope

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.
Credit: Amy K. Nelson
3 months ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Writing ‘Outside the Lines’

An investigative sports writer for ESPN calls Wilmington home. He stumbled upon the Cape Fear while on assignment for the network and decided that he didn't want to leave.
Bob Moulton has donated about 3000 instruments and $50,000 to schools
3 months ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Band Geek

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.