When Bladen County consolidated its school system in the late 1990s, the town of Bladenboro lost more than its high school. Some of its traditions, rich culture, and commerce faded. The voices in this documentary, like many people in and nearby the town today, help bring the spirit back to Bladenboro.
Chak Koonapareddy – Chak is currently working to complete his Certificate program in Documentary Studies at Duke. He has been a clinician and clinical research scientist in several therapeutic areas for the past fifteen years and has published papers in scientific journals. His dream is to make progressive films that emphasize improving quality of life and to fuel dreams around the world.