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Quotes of the week

“You hope your little thing maybe can inspire someone else to do a little thing. Then they all add up.” — Cindy Kisamore, Rowan resident, whose family has refurbished and donated about 75 bicycles and wagons since 2011

“This place sure helped me out when I needed it. Sometimes, it ain’t all about getting paid.” — Zenobia Clark, volunteer, at Rowan Helping Ministries

“… I think we’re going to be able to do a great job to become not just a regionally competitive school system, but to be globally competitive.” — Greg Alcorn, Salisbury businessman, on serving on the N.C. Board of Education

“I’ve seen the expression on their faces. It just means they have some hope. They find some hope through our efforts of giving back to them.” — Bishop James Lott, Northside Church of Prophecy, on people who receive free food through a program endorsed by East Spencer

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