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Looking back at Amy Wright’s journey: “It starts with a voice”

Amy Wright is a mother of four. Two of her children are diagnosed with Down Syndrome. She'll surely tell you they are two of the best parts of her world. And her message to our world: "It starts with a voice."

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The 4 Day Proposal

A New Hanover County couple is celebrating 50 years of marriage this month. They are truly a case of love at first sight and got engaged after one date!

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Night Nurse

In 2007, she was named Woman of the Year by New Hanover County. She is a leader in the community in bringing different cultures, races and ethnic backgrounds together. You might just recognize the voice.

You ROCK and Special Olympics NHC will ROLL with extra funds

It's an inspiring community mission to spread positivity in some of the least expected places and no doubt about it, the whole idea ROCKS!

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Change for Change

Clean water is something many people take for granted. An elementary school in the Cape Fear is trying to teach students the value of it while helping kids their age in 3rd world countries.

3, 2, 1! Cutest memory made at Lake Linda Christmas Lights

Over the Thanksgiving weekend, some magic happened in Hampstead. We told you about a special six year old girl who lives with juvenile arthritis earlier this month and how a community was creating a memory for her. Today....we take you to it.

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Speedy Sweetie

The WWAY One Day Blitz benefiting the Salvation Army was such a success it had the folks inside Krispy Kreme in overdrive trying to get the donuts out the door as soon as they are ordered.

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Surprise Serenader

We first crossed paths with our Extraordinary Person of the Week last year when a viewer sent us video of someone randomly singing patriotic songs in a Wilmington Walmart.

EXTRAORDINARY SPECIAL: The Surprise Serenader

 We first crossed paths with the surprise serenader in 2016 when a viewer sent in cell phone video from one of his pop up performances at a Walmart in Wilmington.

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Simone Biles withdraws from women’s team gymnastics at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Simone Biles had to withdraw from the women's team gymnastic final on Tuesday as the Russia Olympic Committee (ROC) took gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Jan. 6 hearing opens as police detail violence, injuries

The new House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection has opened its first hearing. Democrats are starting with a focus on the law enforcement officers who were attacked and beaten as the rioters broke into the building.

‘About time’: Gay athletes unleash rainbow wave on Olympics

The Tokyo Games are shaping up as a watershed for LGBTQ Olympians. A wave of rainbow-colored pride, openness and acceptance is sweeping through Olympic pools, skateparks, halls and fields.

Dolphins’ Howard reports despite unhappiness with contract

All-Pro cornerback Xavien Howard has joined the rest of the Miami Dolphins reporting for training camp after he sat out mandatory minicamp because he’s unhappy about his contract.