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Vietnam War Veteran and POW Bud Vernon Clark Shepard Shares His Story by Melissa LaScaleia Bud Shepard was born in Akron, Ohio on July 19, 1948.  In 1967, at the age of nineteen, he was drafted during the Vietnam era.  At the time, he was working as a brick mason, and had been working construction …

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Always There, Always Fair by Melissa LaScaleia “I was raised on a dairy farm, outside of Danville, in Virginia,” says Jim Bowdre in an interview with the Insider.  “I learned at an early age, that the easiest way to get out of farming was to get an education.  I spent my formative years raising cattle …

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Specializing in Senior Markets by Melissa LaScaleia “In my thirties I had an opportunity to go into the insurance industry, around the same time my parents were turning sixty-five and going on Medicare,” says David Parker in an interview with the Insider.”  I realized then the complexity of Medicare, and how important it was to …

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With 30 Years Plus of Experience Serving Myrtle Beach by Melissa LaScaleia Matt Lillich, the owner and operator of Coastal Tinting, is originally from Michigan.  He attended college at UNC Wilmington, where he got started working with window film. “I graduated in 1993 on a Saturday, ”Matt tells the Insider in an interview.  “And on …

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We Can Fix What Others Can’t by Melissa LaScaleia Vic Cotoia got started in the plumbing industry twenty years ago when he was living in New York. “I was working in retail management,” he tells the Insider in an interview, “and decided to pick up a trade because I wasn’t happy.  We had no plumbers …

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WHEREVER YOU ARE ON YOUR SPIRITUAL PATH, YOU ARE WELCOME HERE. Turning into the long stately drive at 6173 Salem Rd. in Myrtle Beach, I was filled with an awareness of how sacred this beautiful land is.  As I sat surrounded by the majestic pines, it was clear why Unity Myrtle Beach selected this amazing …

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by Melissa LaScaleia Painting art on the nose of military planes, nose art, is a tradition that dates back to World War I in America.  The typical art during this time was mainly that of embellished squadron insignia and many don’t rank it among true nose art.  After the war, the military became more strict …

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Living the Good Life in Market Common Charlie’s Corner is the domain of Charlie, the furry four-legged lady’s man of Market Common.  Each month, he’ll share information to help all new, visiting, and existing doggie community members get the most out of life alongside their human companions.  Here, we’ll feature his reflections on what it’s …

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Recipe Corner – Taste the South As the summer season begins to wind down, (but not the heat!) it’s a great idea to offer our body a nourishing as well as detoxifying dish.  Kitchari is a traditional Ayurvedic dish which has been relied upon for centuries to calm, cleanse, heal, and nourish the digestive system, …

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A Healthy Immune System – September 2018 It’s September and the summer is slowly giving way to a few less minutes of daylight and a bit more comfortable days without high humidity.  Lots more golf days and cooler shopping days for all who love to hit the mall.  With so many sports to enjoy as …

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