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.

If you have a story to share on Real People, Real Stories, or if you'd like to give us feedback about the series, please e-mail us at wfddnews@wfu.edu.

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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
Susan Boswell

One Greensboro says her 'third' family is a kick.

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2:07 am
Mon December 23, 2013

A Great Christmas Tastes like Pecan Pie, Buttermilk

Mike Clark says pecan pie was one of the things that made the Christmas of 1955 so good.
Credit thesouthernvegan.com

One man has the best Christmas of his life on a deserted street, in a diner and far from home.

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1:31 am
Mon December 23, 2013

The Blessing of Some 'Earthly' Guardian Angels

Jane Gray is a vocalist in Winston-Salem, N.C. She credits total strangers for opening a door she thought was closed.
Credit StoryLine

Jane Gray says her life is proof miracles happen.

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4:10 pm
Mon December 16, 2013

Simple Substitutions Can Serve Up Holiday Cheer

Some holiday traditional recipes don't wet everyone's appetite.
Credit magicoccosions.com

One of the best things about the Christmas season is the delicious food served. But sometimes it can spark unexpected drama at the dinner table.

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4:13 pm
Sun December 8, 2013

The Real Home of Christmas

Katie Harmon travels to Africa and discovers unconditional love.
Credit Katie Harmon

A Triad woman finds Christmas spirit in one of the poorest places on earth.

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