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Do you know someone deserving of recognition for all the hard work they do to help better the lives of others? 

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HOMETOWN HERO: McDowell Co. firefighter

A McDowell County firefighter battled childhood cancer before he decided to make a career out of helping others. 

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HOMETOWN HERO: David Dunson Video included

Nestled in the small town of Northfork sits the Black Diamond Pharmacy where many in McDowell County go to cure their ailments. 

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HOMETOWN HERO: Antwan Sorrells

For Antwan Sorrells, he can often be found loading up the truck to provide for four-legged friends but his love of service is expansive and it all started at Woodrow Wilson High School.

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Hometown Hero: Shannon Hardee Video included

Shannon Hardee is this week's Hometown Hero. Shannon does many things for her community of McDowell County, but what she's known for best is being the Zumba instructor at Superior Gym in Welch. 

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Hometown Hero: Skip Crane Video included

It's time again to highlight the person in our community who goes above and beyond. For this week's Hometown Hero we go to Bluefield, where a man makes magic on and off the stage.

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Hometown Hero: Tom Crabtree Video included

The anniversary of last year's flooding is behind us and there's still one man we need to thank. Recovery from that devastating day would not have been possible without volunteers, but the speed of that recovery in White Sulphur Springs would not have been possible without one man.

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Hometown Hero: David Lumsden Video included

Connecting the dots, our Hometown Hero has been doing just that since the flood waters came almost a year ago. As we approach the one-year anniversary of last year's historic flooding, there are many people whom we can thank, who helped with the recovery process. And one of those people is our Hometown Hero, David Lumsden.

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HOMETOWN HERO: Greenbrier Co. nursing assistant Ashlie Feury

Greenbrier County nursing assistant Ashlie Feury is a fixture for residents at the Seasons Place in Lewisburg. She is our Hometown Hero for the month of May.

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HOMETOWN HERO: ROBERT DUNLAP Video included

Robert Dunlap wears many hats. Outside of practicing law, he is involved in just about every group in Beckley. From non-profits to local advocate groups, Robert basically does it all. 

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HOMETOWN HERO: HINTON HS MAKING A DIFFERENCE Video included

Sometimes small towns in southern West Virginia need a little helping hand to stay thriving...to keep the history alive. In Hinton, a group of high school alumni have made it their mission to make the city a little brighter. 

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HOMETOWN HERO: TYLER HAGEMO Video included

In the aftermath of the floods, Tyler Hagemo gave a sense of security to countless residents in the White Sulphur area. He woke up every day with one goal in mind...to help the ones who needed it most. 

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