License Plate Special

A North Carolina artist recycles license plates, builds custom guitars, and sells them to celebrities and Tar Heels alike.
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Moments that Matter

When a bride walks down the aisle, flowers say, “Congratulations.” When a widower loses his love, flowers say, “I’m sorry.” Since 1872, Wilmington residents have relied on Rehder Florist to accent life’s most important occasions.
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Call of the Cabin

On their small mountain in Haywood County, Dan and Betsy Boyd put special care into every piece of wood that makes up their Boyd Mountain Cabins.
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Playing by Heart: The Story of Jim Avett

Jim Avett’s life is a song with many verses, but it always returns to the chorus — a hard-working father with a passion for music.
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International Civil Rights Museum, Greensboro, N.C.

A Part of Us All: The Story of the Greensboro Four

When four young men took their seats at a lunch counter 51 years ago, they had no intentions of leaving and no idea what would happen. Such a simple act, denied them for so long, reignited the civil rights movement throughout the South. Today, the lunch counter and the seats are preserved at the same South Elm Street location in Greensboro as part of the International Civil Rights Center and Museum, giving all of us the chance to experience North Carolina’s place in the movement toward equality.
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Matthew Lewis

The Great American Photographer

In the 1960s and ’70s, Pulitzer Prize winner Matthew Lewis watched one of our nation’s defining eras through his camera lens.
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Peter Blum

North Carolina’s Tin Man

Like his dad and his granddad, Peter Blum III can turn a piece of tin into art or a tool, or even a life.
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Jim Hunt: A Biography by Gary Pearce

Gary Pearce, Hunt’s confidant while in office and since, brings us the first insider’s look at Hunt’s years in public life.
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Stratton Murrell

Cub Reporter

Retired optometrist Stratton Murrell spends his days searching for the truth behind the small treasures that have shaped his native Onslow County, then and now.
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2010 Tosco Music Party

Welcome to the Tosco Music Party

John Tosco wants you to feel comfortable at the Halton Theater in Charlotte, so find a seat, take your shoes off if you like, and settle in for a personal acoustic session.
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Jim Hunt

Opposites Attract

North Carolina’s odd couple embraced their similarities to form a powerful political team.
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