• I was born in Greenville County, South Carolina in 1981.

• I grew up in Travelers Rest, South Carolina and Brevard, North Carolina.

• Each summer, I lived at the Brevard Music Center.

• I attended Furman University in South Carolina.

• My parents are from Charlotte, North Carolina.

• The largest house in the United States is near my hometown.
(the photograph below shows one of the views from this house)

• I am a founding member of the Vista House at Furman University.

• The tallest mountain in the eastern United States is in western North Carolina.

• The most visited national park in the United States is near my home.

• We have white squirrels in Brevard, North Carolina.

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