Real People, Real Stories

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Each week on Real People, Real Stories, 88.5 WFDD brings you the thoughts and perspectives of North Carolinians who are staying connected with the community and the world.

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4:31 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Diving into Sleep

An estimated 50-70 million U.S. adults have sleep or wakefulness disorder, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Insufficient sleep is fast becoming a public health epidemic.

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7:13 am
Mon January 20, 2014

Freedom Songs, Changing People and a Nation

Spirituals had also uplifted the hopes of African Americans. But during the Civil Rights Movement, they transformed into 'a call to action' and helped to change a nation.
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Non-violence shaped our nation’s Civil Rights Movement of the 1950’s and 1960’s.

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4:47 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

Shaping Your World One Thought At A Time

Some medical studies have found focused concentration can help a person improve their physical health.

Numerous medical studies have well documented the power of the mind to promote health. But can it work in reverse?

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3:58 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

The Last Reading Lesson

Mike Wells says in order to grow, a person must be a 'chance taker'. Wells is a Winston-Salem attorney and partner in the firm, Wells Jenkins Lucas & Jenkins PLLC.
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One Piedmont man's 2014 resolution comes from his childhood. 

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Real People Mags
3:52 pm
Mon December 30, 2013

Changing the Image of Adult Fun

The Steel Mags from left to right are Vicki Smith Clarkson, Tracy Bauernfeind Holshouser, Marilyn Overla Wilhelms and Susan Swicegood Boswell
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One Greensboro says her 'third' family is a kick.

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