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Screen Doors

Its mission may seem simple — keep out bugs and let in breeze — but on a sultry summer day, a screen door is sublime. Comprising little more than wire mesh, a wooden frame, and a handful of hardware, it creates a barrier and an invitation, and an unmistakable sound that defines summer.
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The Kings and Queens of Roam by Daniel Wallace

The Kings and Queens of Roam by Daniel Wallace

Southern literary master Daniel Wallace writes a gripping story about family, trickery, and forgiveness.
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Appalachian Trail

Across peaks and through valleys, this trail guides hikers step by step.
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Full circle

We got dropped off in the gravel parking lot outside Jones Skating Rink, and when our parents drove off for the evening, we took our places outside in the line to get in, shy and awkward and self-conscious, but pretending
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Maleku Jewelry: From North Carolina to Hollywood

A Winterville woman’s jewelry — and her cause — helps her become an international success.
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Readings on Roslyn: A Literary Salon in Winston-Salem

A Winston-Salem woman starts a literary salon by accident, and the event grows to five large gatherings a year.
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The Character of Woody Pines

An Asheville musician alters traditional songs to fit his diverse styles, and entertains crowds across the United States and United Kingdom.
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Casey’s Soul Food Restaurant in Wilmington

At Casey’s Buffet, down-home comfort comes by the plateful.
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Birdhouse Mansions in Blowing Rock

A dentist builds palaces for his feathered friends at his cabin in Blowing Rock.
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How The Post Office Delivers Us The World

A mail carrier’s job is famously monotonous. But follow him — or her — around long enough, and understand the joy in a carrier’s day is bringing excitement to others.
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