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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.

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Oasis News

A non-profit that helps kids with autism is giving newscasts a run for their money. A teacher at OASIS NC started having her students write news articles and that turned into an actual weekly newscast put on by those students.

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Whole Hog Hobby

25 of the best barbecue chefs in the state will go head to head in a cook off for the state title. It's the 32nd annual Whole Hog Barbecue Championship and a Brunswick County father-son duo are in the competition.

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Burying the Bad Apple

Social media is wonderful, magical, monster. Bad apples often get a spotlight, the stories get shared over and over, and it gives a false reality of life in general. In reality, the bag is full of more good apples than bad ones. Life is full of the good stuff too. Timothy Hutto is giving the good apples an undivided spotlight.

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Humanity's Waterboy

He's a musician. He's a real estate developer. He's a life saver. Our Extraordinary Person of the Week was asked to create a way for 3rd world countries to get disease free water. He answered the call with a "Living Water System".

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Power Over Pity

A husband wife duo in Wilmington is changing the lives of people in Tanzania. They design sandals in the Port City. The folks in East Africa then make them. But that's just part of the story. It's time to meet our Extraordinary Person of the Week...times two!

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