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Tar Heel Traveler: Stick Man

Willie Bridges is 81 years old and lives in Apex. He carves tree limbs he finds in the woods and creates magnificent artistic walking sticks. Willie has a fascinating background as well. He spent much of his career as a painter. He painted the Shearon-Harris Nuclear Power Plant, as well as army vehicles for Fort Bragg. People who want one of his walking sticks can email him at foggtj12@gmail.com.