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The Rhythm of a Steady Beat
Virginia Coffey was born in 1933 in Stokes County, North Carolina. She lived there until 1975 when she remarried and moved to Avery County. Virginia was mother to Wayne, Sandra, [...]
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Raising a King
“Draw a superhero,” says, King, age 3, as I sit in his living room talking to his family and taking notes as fast as I can write. He’s adorably demanding, [...]
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Jam for Hope
Hope can come from many places and in many shapes and sizes, but this past January, it came through an amazing group of high school students in the form of [...]
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A Changed Life
There’s something about landing in foster care twice that affects the life of a young boy. Chris Ward knows those effects all too well. Chris came to Crossnore the first [...]
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Grace Around the Table
As a child, I especially looked forward to dinner time. If it was summer, I had been outside most of the day. It didn’t matter if it was 100 degrees [...]
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A True Spartan
One of the definitions of spartan is a person of great courage and self-discipline. These are not the words I would have used to describe Dalton Geouge on the day [...]
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