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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46 Autumn 2018 | Wake Forest 27587 Magazine It was where he grew up on a cotton farm outside town, pitched on a sandlot league, and developed the sensibilities that — in the words of an historical marker nearby — made him a "lifelong champion of racial equality" and "an impeccable foe of mili- tarism and capital punishment." It was Green, a second lieutenant in World War I, who as a screenwriter would go on to be nominated for an Academy Award for 1933's "State Fair" and later penned the 1964 Šlm "Black Like Me," based on the true story of a white man who dyes himself black to experience racial prejudice Šrst-hand in the South. Yet before all that, he fell in love with a red-haired Elizabeth Lay, a dramatist whom he would marry and form a lifelong bond during a career teaching at UNC-Chapel Hill. But Šrst, there were his letters to Continued on Page 48 kk ;%08)66)%()78)60-2+ *3<*-01'364 ;%62)6&637 7GVIIRTPE]WXLEX4EYP+VIIRIMXLIV [VSXISVGSPPEFSVEXIHSRMRGPYHI´W ±7XEXI*EMV²[LMGLIEVRIHLMQER3WGEV RSQMREXMSRERHMXWVIQEOIEWE QYWMGEP[MXLWSRKWF]6MGLEVH6SHKIVW ERH3WGEV,EQQIVWXIMR--±'EFMRMR XLI'SXXSR²[LMGLKEZIXLI]SYRK &IXXI(EZMWLIVQYGLUYSXIHPMRI±-´H PMOIXSOMWW]EFYX-NYWX[EWLIHQ]LEMV² ERHLMW½REP½PQ´W±&PEGO0MOI1I²

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