In this special holiday episode, host Jeremy Markovich meets the man from Gastonia who became the world’s largest manufacturer of Christmas ornaments, and used his power to make North Carolina more tolerant of all religions.
- This story was adapted from: “The Unlikely Ornament King of Gastonia” which appeared in Our State‘s December 2016 issue.
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Jeremy Markovich: writer, producer, mixer, host
James Mieczkowski: producer
Elizabeth Hudson: editor-in-chief
Music in this episode:
- “Dad, Get Up” by Peter Lamb and the Wolves (Raleigh)
- Additional Music: Blue Dot Sessions, U.S. Marine Band
Special Thanks: The Rauch Family, Jack Betts, Don Walser, Kimberly Simpson, Alexis Castanos, and Todd Dulaney.
Photo by Perfecta Visuals