Wake Forest 27587 Magazine

Fall 2018

The quarterly 27587 MAGAZINE is a must-read, in-you-hands publication that strives to give a deeper identity to rapidly growing Wake Forest, N.C. It highlights in-depth stories, targeting higher-income households.

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20 Autumn 2018 | Wake Forest 27587 Magazine on, as they say, many of the English tradi- tions. One afternoon, she's carrying a tray with a genuine English china tea service. e tea, here as there it turns out, is a staple. "We drink tea all the time, even in the summer," she said. "If you drink a warm liquid, it actually cools you down." e carrying tray bears the saying, "Keep Calm & Carry Sandwiches." "Mum bought me that," she said. " e English are very, very into trays." And, of course, royalty. eir son, Andrew, now 16, was named after Prince Andrew, the Duke of York and third child of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, she said, and daughter Kate, 12, is named after Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cam- bridge and spouse of Prince William, who might — someday — ascend to the throne. " ey're Americans, of course," she said of her o"spring. So are the family pets — Charlie, the pit bull, and Buster, a beagle-boxer mix — known to cozy up with the Union Jack sofa pillows. " ey're good all-American mutts." To be sure, British roots run deep in North Carolina beyond the annual re-telling of " e Lost Colony." During World War II, when the British Navy sent 24 ships to safeguard shipping along America's eastern seaboard, the HMS Bedfordshire was hit by a German torpedo PHILIP M. READ Mick Capon, who hails from "the original Norfolk" in England, serves as a verger at St. Philip's Episcopal Church in downtown Durham. The "ministers of welcome," he said, are part of an English tradition said to go back as far as the 12th century but only recently catching on in the Anglican church in America.

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