Cape Fear Parrot Sanctuary
11 hours ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Polly gets a Sanctuary

Parrots are beautiful birds and a lot of people have them as pets. Unfortunately, a lot of times they don't make the best pets. Enter our Extraordinary person of the Week.
shewill
1 week ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The GLOWing Journey of Judy: Part 2

Fate can be magical. Take Judy Girard, who's retired in New Hanover County. Here's Part 2 of the GLOWing Journey of Judy.
Pat Summitt and Judy Girard, our Extraordinary Person of the Week
2 weeks ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The GLOWing Journey of Judy

A lot of folks move to our area to retire and then end up giving back in major ways to the community. Our Extraordinary Person of the Week is a textbook example.
tanyatable
3 weeks ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Beginning with the End

Tanya Fermin is using a conversation at the dinner table to help us all start a conversation with our own loved ones. It's a tough topic, beginning with the end, but her story is one that affects us all.
can2
4 weeks ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Hear, ye! Hear, ye! Local art on a Pepsi

When Pepsi, one of the biggest soft drink makers in the world, puts your art work on two million of their cans, it's a big deal. Just so happens that Wilmington artist Sarah Sheffield's art work is on two million Diet Pepsi cans.
Hawk Manor Falconry's birds of prey
1 month ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Master Falconer

Our Extraordinary Person of the Week uses birds for a variety of purposes. They are used for education, hunting, and even to deal with nuisance animals in a natural way. Nuisance animals and over-population that can bring down airplanes. Chip Gentry is a Master Falconer who has quite the wild life as we found out in Shallotte.
Study shows Brain Games could cut risk of dementia by almost 50 percent
1 month ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Brain Game Benefit

Memory loss and diseases like Alzheimers are all heartbreaking. Enter our Extraordinary Person of the Week who has brain games that researchers say could help reduce the risk.
pintoo
2 months ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Breaking Down Barriers

State statistics show that in the 2014-2015 school year, more than 11 thousand students dropped out of school in North Carolina. Our Extraordinary Person of the Week is trying to lower that number.
Courtesy: US Army
Spc. Sidbury during the Eastern Accord 2016 exercise in Tanzania
2 months ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Keeping Peace Connected

Our Extraordinary Person of the Week is from Wilmington but our interview is from about 77 hundred miles away where he just wrapped up Eastern Accord 2016.
George Allen, retiring from 52 years of working at WWAY
2 months ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Man of Many Hats

The man who has been with WWAY from the beginning is successfully riding off into the sunset. As he officially retires, it only makes sense that he be our Extraordinary Person of the Week.