Clockwise from top left, the Roanoke River lighthouse in Edenton harbor, Tom, 5, and his father Josh Hanson enjoy ice cream and time together on South Jefferson Avenue in West Jefferson, lawnmower races at the Ellerbe Lions Club Lawn Mower Racing in Ellerbe and T.K. Lee, of Augusta, Ga. enjoys the chilling waters of Looking Glass Falls in the Pisgah National Forest.
Clockwise from top left, the Roanoke River lighthouse in Edenton harbor, Tom, 5, and his father Josh Hanson enjoy ice cream and time together on South Jefferson Avenue in West Jefferson, lawnmower races at the Ellerbe Lions Club Lawn Mower Racing in Ellerbe and T.K. Lee, of Augusta, Ga. enjoys the chilling waters of Looking Glass Falls in the Pisgah National Forest. Photos by Chuck Liddy, Corey Lowenstein and Ethan Hyman
Clockwise from top left, the Roanoke River lighthouse in Edenton harbor, Tom, 5, and his father Josh Hanson enjoy ice cream and time together on South Jefferson Avenue in West Jefferson, lawnmower races at the Ellerbe Lions Club Lawn Mower Racing in Ellerbe and T.K. Lee, of Augusta, Ga. enjoys the chilling waters of Looking Glass Falls in the Pisgah National Forest. Photos by Chuck Liddy, Corey Lowenstein and Ethan Hyman

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