Talmadge Moose grew up in Stanly County in the 1930s and ’40s. He worked in his dad’s country store and for his uncles on their farms. Although his love of drawing led to a successful career that won him national acclaim, he never strayed far from his roots.
Throughout her career as a radiologic technologist, Frances Apple relied on the high-tech tools of her trade to reveal her patients’ conditions. Today, she uses those same X-rays to peer at the beauty within some unexpected subjects.