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September/October 2019

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Discove r Cit yV iewN m's fre s h up d ate d loo k ! | 47 "migrated" upstairs to the wall of the room that Davis uses for yoga. e couple's art is wide-ranging but extremely personal. It includes a print from Florence, Italy, where they used to spend time each year when they worked for Kent State University. at university has a satellite campus in Florence. It includes a limited print of an early Dr. Seuss sketch from "e Sneetches and Other Stories." Wearden explained they frequently read the book to their five children, who are now grown. It also includes a striking print of a photo taken by their son on the balcony of their former high-rise apartment in Chicago. e shot shows the sun coming up over a rolling cloud of fog over Lake Michigan. In the distance is the barest tip of the top of another high-rise. ere's also a framed copy of the 1980 Ramones' album "End of the Century" – both the vinyl record and the album cover, which was signed back then by each of the punk rockers. e provenance is certain because the album was purchased new by Davis, then a college student, and she obtained the band's signatures at a concert in Austin, Texas. And there's a large, colorful Seuss- like drawing created by grateful Methodist students who were invited by Wearden and Davis to take showers in the home when the water in their dorm was turned off because of a broken boiler. "Ducky, we're so lucky to have you on campus," it says. "Our style is very eclectic," Davis said. "We have so many people here – students, faculty, staff, trustees, donors – and we really want them to feel at home with it here and to feel like they're at our home. The more we feel at home, the more they'll feel at home." 910-483-1196 • 127 Hay Street, Fayetteville, NC 28301 • Proudly protecting homes and businesses in our community. We're your neighbors and we're here for you.

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