December 2017

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Story #264: Dr. Elizabeth Morris: "I was on Team USA for synchronized ice skating in 2005-2006."
                         Dr. of family medicine focusing on lifestyle medicine

The Downtown Jam #26: Charles Hegepath and The Bad Popes featuring Mike Bagwell, 
                                                Chris Garrett, Jef Chandler and Joe Cash.

Story #263: Matthew Rollins: "I was an only child and spent many a day slinging a tennis
                      ball against my grandparent's garage."

Story #262: Brad Keaton: "We didn't watch TV when I was a kid; we didn't even own one."
                       Moore, SC singer-songwriter

Story #261: Lynn Pilewski: "I fed chickens to the alligators over the fence in my backyard
   growing up."  Education Program Coordinator, Greenville County Soil and Water Conservation
                          District.

November 2017

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Story #260: Dick James: "I was a parole officer while I was in law school."
                       Greenville attorney and senior partner in the Dick James Law FIrm

Story #259: Con Williamson: "I was a 98 lb wrestler in high school."
                      co-President and CCO of E P + Co

Story #258: Wendy Watkins: "I once bought a bacon costume for Halloween."
                       -Owner of Upstate Nutrition and Plate 108

Story #257: Ryan Heil: "I was a bit clumsy and goofy as a kid."
                     Former CM of Zipbuds and Clemson PhD candidate

Story #256: Morgan Riley: "I took hip hip and belly dancing classes when I was a teen and got really good
                      at both." Greenville singer-songwriter."

Story #255: Perry J. William, "I'm a fanatic about beets and love to cook them in multitude different ways."
                      Chairman of Greer Commission of Public Works.

Story #254: Andrea Cooper: Building forts and ice skating with my friends were a big part of my childhood.
                        Executive Director of Upstate Forever

The Downtown Jam™ #25: Charles Hedgepath, Alex Hunnicutt, and Daniel Harper

Story #253: John Jeter: "For a few years growing up, I had the biggest, best, safest playground and 1, 800
                      older brothers."   Converse College adjunct professor and freelance writer.

Story #252: Rush Morgan: "I was always getting into mischief as a teen and was good at keeping
                      it a secret."  Central singer-songwriter.

October 2017

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Story #251: Taryn Scher: "I danced on the field of Pro Player Stadium during the Orange Bowl when I was
                     in college."  Sparkle Boss (CEO) of TK PR

Story #250: Jason Elliott: "From my teen years, I've had a fascination with the weather."
                       Greenville attorney and SC State Representative

Story #249: Erin Jones: "I found out that I'm related to Pocahontas."
                      Director of the Museum and Gallery at Bob Jones University

Story #248: Jamie Hughes: "I love comic books and superheroes."
                      College Outreach Educator for Spartanburg's SAFE Homes Rape Crisis Coalition
                      Founder and Facilitator of Writing for Well-Being

Story #247: Adam Carter: "I was in ROTC in high school planning on going to West Point to be a military
                      lawyer."  Westminster singer-songwriter.

Story #246: Jason Farr: "I'm a super nerd about the Eagles."
                      Actor/comedian

The Downtown Jam #24Charles Hedgepath and the LOZ Band featuring John Durham, Wes Treadway, Josh Forbus and Dr. LuvBeats

Story #245: David Kabrin: "As a teen, my mother told me to go out and get into a little trouble."
                  Founder and CEO of Greenville360

Story #244: Mac Hobbs: "As a kid, I was banging on pots and pans in the hallway and annoying my parents."   Greenville singer-songwriter and founder of The Social Contracts

Story #243: Kent Smith: "I was not good at sitting still as a kid."
                      CEO of Cliffs Land Partners

September 2017

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Story #242: Leslie Haas: "I'm a total nerd who can tell you everything about how the body works
                     biologically."   Co-Founder and Strategsit at Paper Airplanes

Story #241: Kevin Mihaly: "The Jersey boardwalks were my childhood complete with pinball machines, 
                      cotton candy and hot dogs."  Emmy winner, former ESPN staffer and photographer

Story #240: Gray Lee: "I spent my childhood by myself drawing, writing poems and re-purposing my toys."
                      Greenville balladeer.

Story #239: Allen Smith: "In 5th grade, I was Elvis."
                     President and CEO of the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce

Story #238: Deb Richardson-Moore: "I jokingly say my night light saved my marriage."
                     Author and pastor of the Triune Mercy Center.

The Downtown Jam #23Charles Hedgepath, John Durham and Rush Morgan

Story #237: Seldon Peden: " As a kid, I wasn't a rule breaker.  I was more of a 'rule tester'."
                     Greenville Summary Court Judge

Story #236: Heidi Chapman: "I'm actually really epic at the kazoo."
                      Lead singer of Randomonium

Story #235: Dirk Van Hyning: "I've taken things that my kids discarded and turned them
                       into art, like a NYC subway map made with Tinkertoys."
                    CEO of Alexium International

August 2017

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Story #234: Todd Horne: "From birth until now, I've moved 12 times."
                      Vice President of Business Development for Clayton Construction

Story #233: William Timmons: "I was always busy as a kid, busy getting into trouble."
                      South Carolina State Senator

Story #232: Mike Sablone: "I was the tiniest teenager, by far, in my high school."
                      Producing Artistic Director for Greenville's Warehouse Theater

Story #231: Frank Mobley: "I love baseball and have loved it since I was a kid."
                                            CEO of Immedion

Story #230: Dr. Richard Gibbons: "As a teen, I was in a band, playing guitar and various Celtic Folk music
                                                         Instruments.: Pastor of Greenville's 1st Presbyterian Church

Story #229: Jeff Holland: "I got my first Mickey Mouse drum set when I as 5 and wore it out by the time I
                       was 5 and a half."  Multi-ethnic percussionist and instructor with DRUM4WORK.

Story #228: Emily McSherry: "My childhood home came with a horse, some goats, chickens and a few pigs.
                      Founder of Cannabis Forward

The Downtown Jam #22: Charles Hedgepath, Shannon Hoover and Jack Ryan.

Story #227: Dumah: "My earliest art memories involve drawing Speedy Gonzalez."
                      Greenville live music painter and free lance artist.

Story #226: Lecretia Robinson: " Starting when I was 2 yrs old, I sang with a traveling 4-part
                     harmony quartet."  singer-songwriter with The ThunderRoad Band

July 2017

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Story #225: Megan Finnern: "I spent a few weeks a year in the hospital until I was 10 yrs old."
                      Independent Marketing Consultant

Story #224: Cliff Witherspoon: "I love science, physics, and chemistry; basically I'm really a geek at heart.
                      owner of Red Arrow Entertainment.

Story #223: Tim Joiner: "I built my hometown's first website and the mayor's re-election website when
                      I was 14."  CEO of 3Fold Creative

Story #222: Will Lewis: "My childhood was all about fishing, hunting and farming."
                      Sheriff of Greenville County

Story #221: Steve Watson: "I was playing gigs in night clubs with high school seniors when I was in 7th grade."         Greenville jazz musician and teacher

Story #220: Lenny Mathis: "I’ve been a sports mascot from time to time, including once as a running toilet."
                      Associate Athletic Director of Marketing for Wofford

The Downtown Jam "21: A tribute to Matt Reynolds featuring his original music performed by
                                            Charles Hedgepath, Darby Wilcox and Mark Charles Dye.

Story #219: Monroe Free: "My wife and I are total nerds; we rock at Trivial Pursuit."
                     President and CEO of Habitat for Humanity Greenville

Story #218: Troy Jones: "Growing up, I played roller hockey with the neighbor kids, including all the fights
                     which we loved."  Greenville musician

Story #217: Katie Hughes: "As a kid, I woke up to Vivaldi and Chopin, rather than an alarm clock"
                     Special Events Coordinator for the Village of West Greenville

June 2017

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Story #216: Amy Doyle: "I had REALLY BIG hair as a teen and my track coach hated it."
                      Greenville City Councilwoman

Story #215: John Lummus: "Growing up, if there was a sport to be watched, it was on our televison."
                     President and CEO of Upstate SC Alliance.

Story #214: Robert Gowan: "As a child, I ran around the grocery store singing at people."
                         Singer and front man for Wasted Wine

Story #213: Meredith Piper: "I dressed to beat of my own drum as a teen and I can't say that I always
                     looked good."    Greenville artist

Story #212: Ty Houck: "My mom made me hold an egg all the time when I was a kid."
                      Director of Greenways, Natural and Historic Resources for Greenville County
                       Recreation Disrict.

Story #211: Angie Hubbard: "I LOVE hockey, esp. when the players beat each other up."
                    CEO of Adroit Systems Co.

The Downtown Jam #20: Charles Hedgepath with Vilai Harrington and the Hamptones featuring
                                              Vilai Harrington, Connor Fagan and Matthew Crisp

Story #210: Dr. Martha Durham: "I was a cheerleader in high school and it's sort of embarrassing now."
                     psychologist with North Main Counseling and Wellness

Story #209: Jeff Edwards: "I'm a HUGE Dr. Who fan."
                     Greenville singer-songwriter

Story #208: Greg McPhee: "I was a bit difficult to deal with as a teen."
                     Executive chef and owner for The Anchorage

May 2017

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Story # 207: Glenn Strange: "When I was a kid, my daddy gave me Corn Flakes and a bowl of sugar
                       and called it Frosted Flakes." Comedian Magician

Story #206: Mary Grimes-McGreer: "Saturday evenings when I was a kid were all about chili
                       cheeseburgers and root beer floats."  Campus Director for Webster University-Greenville

Story #205: Tim Holland: "When I was a kid, a Greenville cop clocked me going 50 mph down
                                             Parkins Mill Rd on my bicycle."  Earth FM producer and on-air personality

Story #204: Amanda Mathis: "I won $1000.00 in a national recipe contest with my recipe for Smothered
                      Kickin Chicken."  Executive Director for Christmas In Action Spartanburg.

Story #203: Alex Hunnicutt: "I learned to play music by ear from my grandfather."
                     Greenville singer-songwriter

Story #202: Jeff Sumerel: "I was called the class clown in high school, but I didn't think of it as being
                                             the class clown." conceptual artist, filmmaker and creator of About Face.

Story #201: Dean Kay: "I got my start in radio because Bob Barker told me I had a radio voice while passing
                                        me the cream at a L.A. coffee shop." News anchor for About Face, America's Most
                                        Accurate Fake News.

The Downtown Jam#19: Charles Hedgepath with the Brooks Dixon Band featuring Brooks Dixon,
                                               Matt Crisp, Ross Krieg and Shane Byler

Story #200: Margaret Burnquist: "I was born in Mexico City and raised in Sao Paulo, San Francisco,
                      Houston and finally Smithville, MO."  Partner with the Vittl App.

Story #199: Raybandz Saxz: "I was a band geek in high school."
                     Easley saxophone muscian

Story #198: Christian Steinmetz: "I don't consider myself a musician, but I do have an album on
                    iTunes."   Chief engineer for WSBF-FM and producer of WSBF's Live Sessions

April 2017

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Story #197: Mark Hartwell Jones: "I was involved in a low speed car chase in Spokane, Washington."
                     Creator and host of The Hoodoo Music Podcast

Story #196: Jonathan Willis: "I'm a huge nerd who loves Pokémon and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles."
                     Owner of Farm Fresh Fast

Story #195: Sharon Gerber: "Let me introduce you to Murgatroyd, my 200 yd old cello."
                     Greenvile cellist and writer.

Story #194: Dr. Jermaine Whirl: "I read 1000 books in the first grade."
                    Vice President of Economic Development and Corporate Training for Greenville Tech

Story #193: Sheila Merck: "I have an affinity for old cars and junkyards, thanks to my 4 brothers"
                      Coordinator and co-host of Merk Mountain Events.

The Downtown Jam #18: Charles Hedgepath with Mac Arnold and a Plate Full of Blues featuring
                                              Dr. Mac Arnold, Max Hightower and Austin Brashier

Story #192: Scott Talley: "I was "the dork" as a teen."
                      Lawyer and SC State Senator

Story #191: Trey Francis: "I was the kid who seemed the most responsible until it got dark outside."
                    Singer-songwriter and lead singer of the Dead 27s

Story #190: Barbie T.: "Barney was my best friend as a kid."
                     Radio host with Hollywood in the Morning on HOT 98.1

March 2017

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Story #189: Heather Kitchen: "I was the shortest person in my graduating class."
                     Owner of Heather Kitchen Images and Editor-In-Chief of Upstate Exposures Magazine.

Story #188: Jim Bannister: "At 6, I drove a big bulldozer, with a little help from Grandpa.
                    Criminal Defense Attorney and Greenville Water Commissioner

Story #187: Johnny Mack Brown: "I played offensive and defensive end in the Shrine Bowl in 1954."
                    Retired Sheriff of Greenville County

Story #186: Miranda Asson: "In fifth grade, the kids called me Oprah."
                      Community Relations Director for 96.3 The Block

Story #185: Matt Clark: "My first go around at college was a grand failure."
                    Editor of GSA Business Report

Story #184: Lisa Stubbs: "As a child, I searched the woods with a friend looking for fairies."
                    Greenville SC singer-songwriter.

Story #183: Gary Underwood: "As a teen, I was a 60s and 70s wild child."
                     Owner and CEO of Computer Direct Outlet

The Downtown Jam #17Charles Hedgepath with True Blues featuring Joe Cash, Pete Cash, Joey Gunter

Story #182: Ann Wright: "In college, I was a singer in a group called Hot and Sweaty."
                    Former Exec. Dir. of the American Red Cross Upstate SC

Story #181: Keith Groover: "I can solve a Rubik's Cube in 45 seconds."
                    Spartanburg singer-songwriter

February, 2017

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Story #180: John Wright Jr.: "I was a walk-on defensive lineman at Clemson University."
                     Commercial real estate agent with McCoy Wright Real Estate

Story #179: Amy Wood: "I performed with ABBA in Sweden."
                      WSPA News 7 anchor

Story #178: Paton Blough: "I started working on a commercial fishing boat when I was 14."
                    Mental health advocate and founder of Rehinge.com

Story #177: Kelly VanLeeuwen: "My childhood was a sunny, playful outdoor life and Big Wheels
                     owner of MAYA Movement Arts

Story #176: Loretta Holloway: "As the daughter of an undertaker, I had few friends growing up, except on
                                                   Halloween."  Belton jazz singer

Story #175: Bailie: "As a teen, I stole the Bi-Lo cow and boy, was it heavy."
                       Spartanburg visual artist and art teacher

The Downtown Jam #16Charles Hedgepath, Samuel Kruer, Troy Jones, Matt Fassas and Nathan Gray

Story #174: Jackie Shapiro Brooker: "As a kid, I ate grits, bagels and fried plantains."
                    Off The Grid Greenville

Story #173: Judson McKinney: "Music was in my life from the very beginning thanks to my
                      Grandmother."  Clemson singer-songwriter.

January 2017

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Story #172: Jordana Megonigal: "As a teen, I was this strange, Goth chick who fully embraced the 90s
                     Grunge movement."   Publisher of Business Black Box Magazine

Story #171: Stephanie Lewis: "I have a dog named Margaret Thatcher and we call her The Prime Minister."
                    President of the Rotary Club of Greenville

Story #170: Nick Stathakis: "Growing up, everyone around me was Greek, but I didn't grow up in Greece."
                     Stax's Original Restaurant

Story #169: Aaron Michael: "Helicopters defined my childhood."
                    WSSL 100's Afternoon Drive Host

Story #168: Sympl: "I grew up an international kid in a small town with friends from all over the world."
                     Greenville MC and rapper

Story #167: Eden Mays: "I dance with my paint gun in the paint booth."
                      Greenville Tech Auto Body Repair Teaching Lab Assistant.

The Downtown Jam #15: Charles Hedgepath with Brandon Turner, Angela Easterling and Trey Francis

Story #166: Brent Haynes: "I rode bulls as a teen without my parents' knowledge and got grounded for
                     a summer."  Owner of Foxtrot Woodworks and Design

Story #165: Monty Craig: "As a teen, I was in the nerd crowd and really into record collecting."
                     Clemson University Jazz Guitar professor

Story #164: Bruce Cannon: "As a teen, I chased girls all over South Carolina."
                    Director of Global Investigations for Michelin.

December 2016

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Story #163: Lisa Cooley Scott: "I grew up in my parents' hardware store surrounded by earthworms,
                     pot belly stove politics and peanuts in a bottle of Coke"  Mayor of Duncan, SC

Story #162: Vincent Harris: "When I was 10, a woman in a bikini handed me a cassette of AC/DC and told
                                               me it would change my life."   Music Writer for the Greenville Journal

Story #161: Allen Henderson: "Spent some of childhood chasing lizards and getting water out of cactus in
                   Arizona."   General Manager of HIS Radio

Story #160: Eric Weiler: "I own over 50 electric guitars"
                     Greenville singer-songwriter

Story #159: Jacob Ebersole: "I was really into martial arts as a kid."
                     Youth leader for Faith Missionary Baptist Church in Campobello, SC

The Downtown Jam #14Charles Hedgepath with My Girl, My Whiskey and Me.

Story #158: Jeffrey Akers: " I was a boy in a bubble for two years as a kid."
                     Pastor and Filmmaker

Special episode: Greenville Swamp Rabbits International Business Night
                             Podcast featuring local international business leaders and Swamp Rabbits loyal fans

Story #157: Angela Easterling: "Mom lost me in the mall when I was 2 and found me later banging on a
                    Piano store piano.  

The 2016 Christmas Jam: Charles Hedgepath, Jacob Johnson, Greg Payne, Matt Parks, Audrey Hamilton
                                             and My Girl, My Whiskey and Me.

Story #156: Chris Lewis: :I wanted to be firefighter when I was a kid."
                     President and General Manager of the Greenville Swamp Rabbits

Story #155: Cherington Love Shucker: "As a teen, I thought it was daring to cut school to eat
                     lunch at Carolina Fine Foods."  Ex. Dir. of the Greenville Center for Creative Arts.

November 2016

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Story #154: Tony Sturey: "I set up a weather station on the roof of my high school as a teen."
                     National Weather Service meteorologist.

Story #153: Cliff Harpst: "As a teen, I wanted to be a clothing store manager."
                     WW 2 vet and Greer ambassador

Story #152: Jannan Poppen: "My name is a Southernized version of an Arabic name meaning 'love.''
                    Greenville Travel writer

Story #151: Shane Ericks: "At 6 tears old, I was singing in a large cathedral in the Philippines."
                    Taylors singer-songwriter

Story #150: Cliff Stoudt: "In seventh grade, I was the scrawniest kid on our football team."
                     Retired NFL quarterback

Story #149: Tone Hollywood: "I was a HUGE WWF wrestling fan as a teen."
                     Greenville's HOT 98.1 morning show host

The Downtown Jam #13: Charles Hedgepath and Mourning Dove featuring Lisa Stubbs and Niel Brooks

Story #148: Mayor Larry Bagwell: "I'm a child of the Mill Village."
                      Mayor of Easley

Story #147: Nick Nicholson: "For my sixth birthday, I got an old record player, a box of 45s from
                     the 60s and a drum set."   Liberty country music singer-songwriter

October 2016

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Story #146: Tony Lee: "I was a cut up as a teen."
                     Coordinator of Greenville County Sheriff's Office Crime Stoppers

Story #145: Erin Corrales-Diaz: "I started going gray at thirteen."
                      Curator of The Johnson Collection in Spartanburg.

Story #144: Rob Dempsey: "Homeless and alone at 16."
                     HIS Radio Morning Crew radio host

Story #143: John Durham: "As a kid, I loved playing hockey."
                    Co-producer.musical director for Local Green Music

Story #142: Brittney Brackett: "I was a huge tomboy as a teen."
                     Creator of the Outstanding Youth Awards

Story #141: Anna Catherine Thornley: "I'm an only child AND 1 of 15 siblings."
                   Sales and Marketing Coordinator for the City of Greenville in Special Events.

The Downtown Jam #12: Charles Hedgepath, Mark Dye, Matt Reynolds and Dr. Luz Beatz

Story #140: Mike Jenkins: "As a teen, the Merced, CA police asked me to leave their town."
                     Greenville County Deputy patrolling the Swamp Rabbit Trail

Story #139: Rob Morgan: "I was a debater in high school."
                     CEO of UBooster

Story #138: JJ Dae: "I was a two time All American Champion wrestler in college."
                                 Singer-songwriter

September 2016

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Story #137: Fr. Dwight Longenecker: "I had a lot of barefoot moments as a kid."
                     Parish Priest of Greenville's Our Lady of the Rosary

Story #136: Jessica Sharp: "I was a cheerleader and YES, cheerleading is a sport."
                    Diversity Coordinator for Greenville Health System

Story #135: Audrey Hamilton: "My childhood was getting dirty, playing in the creek and connecting with
                      nature."  co-lead singer for the LOZ Band

Story #134: Troy Pride Jr.: "I was a weird kid growing up, playing Dragon Ball Z by myself."
                     Former Greer High Football star and current Notre Dame cornerback.

The Downtown Jam #11: Charles Hedgepath with Taylor Moore and Jacob Johnson

Story #133: Paul Webb: Some of my first memories were of race riots just across the river in Augusta."
                    The South Carolina Family Gathering

Story 132: Deb Osborne: "I played trumpet and french horn in my high school band."
                  Executive Director of the Susan G. Komen SC Mountains to the Midlands

Story #131: Kelly Mac: "I was expelled from Catholic school in the eighth grade."
                    Mid-Day host for WJMZ-FM, 107.3 JAMZ

Story #130: Matt Reynolds: "Growing up, Edwin McCain's dad was my pediatrician."
                     Greenville singer-songwriter/tour manager for Dark Star Orchestra

Story #129: Carol Goldsmith: "Where I grew up, we had nine months of winter and three months
                    of slush."  Greenville's WYFF 4 news anchor

August 2016

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Story #128: Anthony Proietta: "I was obsessed with playing the guitar as a teen."
                     Private Investigator, owner of Anthony Proietta and Associates Investigation.

Story #127: Rosylin Weston: "I graduated high school at 16 and college at 20."
                    Vice President of Communication and Community Relations for the GSP Airport DIstrict

Story #126: Sue Myers: "I basically grew up in a L. L. Bean catalogue."
                     Upstate radio personality

Story #125: Fayssoux Starling McLeann: "My childhood memories include cotter pins, boat motors and
                    fishing poles."  Spartanburg singer-songwriter

Story #124: Nicole Livengood: "I have a tattoo of one of my Grandma's forks on my forearm."
                    Food blogger with Gapcreekgourmet.com

Story #123: Caroline T. Robertson: "I always sat in the front of the class as a kid, so I wouldn't fall asleep."
                    Executive Director of Greer Relief

The Downtown Jam #10: Charles Hedgepath and The Marcus King Band

Story #122: Amy Bright: "Tolkien and C.S. Lewis made my childhood."
                    Belly Dancer and owner of Greer's Bright Eyed Belly Dance"

Story #121: Joe Jacobi: "As a kid, I kayaked on the Potomac River near DC."
                     1992 Olympic Gold Medalist: whitewater canoe slalom

Story #120: Daniel Z: " I was a bit unruly as a teen."
                    Multi-media performance artist

July 2016

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Story #119: Kyle Mensing: "I dabbled in break dancing in high school."
                    Greer Development and Greer Station

Story #118: Sharon Murry: "As a teen, I memorized Tennyson's Idylls of the King just for fun."
                   Owner and manager of The Spinning Jenny in Greer

Story #117: Dana McConnell: "Some of my favorite memories growing up involve bass fishing."
                   Executive Director of the Center for Developmental Services

Story #116: George Beardsworth: "My childhood was playing in puddles and being a little daredevil."
                    Mauldin singer-songwriter and madolin player for My Girl, My Whiskey and Me

Story #115: Ben Ebel: "As a teen, I cut up our couch with my sister's oboe knife trying to get her in trouble."
                   Innovation Deployment Director for Michelin

The Downtown Jam #9: Charles Hedgepath with Justin Hill, Tim White and Donnie Blackwell.

Story #114: Action Jackson: "Whenever I had to speak in front of the class in high school, I was petrified."
                   Greenville's Magic 98.9 FM radio host.

Story #113: Eddie Martin: "When I was a kid, my folks would call me in for the night by coming out on the
                                            porch and hollering my name."
                   Singer-songwriter and leader of Conservation Theory.

Story #112: Gene Smith: "At 17, I was 5'11, but now, I'm 6'5".
                     Executive Director for Greenville County Recreation

June 2016

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Story #111: Deborah McKetty: "As a teen, I spent the summer in the West Indies doing community work
                  thanks to the Girl Scouts.  CEO of Community Works Carolina

Story #110: Zac Johnson: "I was dyslexic as a child and didn't really read until I was 9."
                   Promotions Manager for Taylors' Academy of Arts

Story #109: Austen Hayes: "I was a shy kid who liked to build things."
                     CEO and co-founder of Recovr

Story #108: Deb Sofield: "As a little girl, I used my brothers' trucks to run over my little tea sets."
                     Greenville Water Commissioner and Executive Speech Coach

Story #107: Rich Hefty: "I grew up in a place called Happy Valley."
                    Community Manager for the Taylors Farmers Market

Story #106: Darby Wilcox: "At 15, my Juno email account was huge for me and my secret boyfriend."
                     Greenville singer-songwriter

Story #105: Nika White: "I was a very curious child."
                   Greenville Chamber of Commerce Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion.

The Downtown Jam #8Charles Hedgepath and LOZ featuring John Durham, Wes Treadway, Sam Kruer, 
                                           Audrey Hamilton and Josh Forbus

Story #104: Thayer Hall: "I played other sports as a kid, but one day I caught a volleyball and that changed everything.
                   2015 Dorman High Volleyball Player of the Year

Story #103: Daniel Harper: "I was a high school jock, winning 2 state football championships."
                    San Souci singer-songwriter

May 2016

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Story #102: Ruta Fox: "I threw up on Elizabeth Taylor."
                  Greenville freelance writer and president of Divine Diamonds

Story #101: Anthony Milian: "As a teen, I didn't get into a lot of trouble, but I didn't do everything I should."
                 Creator of Faces of the Upstate, Greenville Center for Creative Arts Fellow

Story #100: Chris White: "I was a teenage politician."
                     Greenville Independent Filmmaker.

Story #99: Glenda ManWaring: "As a kid,I'd try anything adventurous and getting hurt was the norm."
                    Executive Artistic Director for Greenville's Centre Stage

Story #98: Don Foster: "Growing up, my mom led me down the path of music with a hickory stick."
                   Easley music teacher and songwriter.

Story #97: Mayor Rick Danner: "In high school, I embraced the bell bottom, long hair culture of the 60s."
                   Mayor of Greer

The Downtown Jam #7: Charles Hedgepath and the Piedmont Boys featuring Greg Payne and Stuart McConnell.

Story #96: Charlie Munson: "My dad made an ice skating rink in the front yard with a lawn sprinkler."
                   WESC, 92.5 FM  morning show host.

Story #95: Max Hightower: "My childhood buddy was a horse named Cinnamon."
                   Greer singer-songwriter

Story #94: JD Mangrum: "I was a really rebellious teen who did some dumb things."
                   Pastor of Origins Greenville