A Gift from Above: Presents by Parachute in Manteo

During the Berlin Blockade in 1948, a young pilot launched a mission to drop parachutes of candy to the hungry children of the city. Each December, that same pilot takes to the skies over Manteo to show that one generous gesture is as powerful as ever.


The Toymaker’s Elves

In the 1960s, the Belk department store windows in Thomasville were a Christmas wonderland. Today, a real-life Geppetto brings the wonder of festive shop windows back to life.