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October 10, 2019

Bringing History Alive

What started as a class project for Leslie Borhaug's students in 2005, revived an important piece of county history and inspired an award-winning documentary.

The students, who were tasked with researching, writing, illustrating and publishing a children's book on a topic derived from county history, chose the story of the 1963 Brevard High School football team, one of the first integrated teams in the state. That moving story, which had been largely forgotten, was recounted in their book, "Brevard...Standing Alone: North Carolina's First Integrated Football Team, Th...

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