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Local designer reaches deal with national retailer Anthropologie

A Wilmington couple who designs shoes while helping women in Africa are about to be featured in a major national retailer.
4 months ago
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Full Belly Project creates hand washing system in Tanzania

A Wilmington non-profit has developed a way to ensure children in a part of Africa have access to water to wash their hands.
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Kilimanjaro climb set for new playground at shooting site

Two South Carolina teachers will climb Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for a new playground at the elementary school that was the site of a fatal shooting.
Survivor of  ’98 US Embassy bombing reacts to bin Laden death
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Survivor of ’98 US Embassy bombing reacts to bin Laden death

In 1998, US Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania were bombed within minutes of each other. The attacks left more than 200 killed and thousands injured. Jim Owens, who has a house in Wilmington, survived the bombing in Tanzania. Owens was working as a humanitarian in Africa in 1998. He was at a meeting at the US Embassy in Dar es Salaam when it was bombed.