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LETTER FROM WILLIAM C. HARRISON, ED.D.

Dear Friends of North Carolina:

Thank you for your interest in the state of North Carolina. As Chairman of the State Board of Education, I am a strong advocate of well-informed students and citizens. Through this document you will be learning about various aspects of our great State.

You will find many fascinating facts and figures about North Carolina - the names of famous North Carolinians, our State symbols, and highlights from history. There are numerous resources regarding the people, culture, economy and geography for you to peruse. This document will not only assist you in projects, but will also help you develop an appreciation for the diversity and background of North Carolina. I hope you gather useful knowledge and find the information as captivating as I do.

Sincerely,

William C. Harrison, Ed.D.

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