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Tri-County Early College High School (USA)

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This is our Team
Our city: Murphy, NC
Our country: United States of America
Our timezone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT-5)

We wear these clothes: jeans, t-shirts, shorts, hoodies, tennis shoes, flip-flops

We eat these foods: fast foods- hamburgers, hotdogs, french fries, pizza, chicken nuggets, potato chips,ice cream and traditional foods - potatoes, cornbread, barbeque, beef, pork, chicken

We grow these foods: corn, potatoes, green beans, squash, tomatoes, onions, cabbage, pumpkins, collard greens

We practice these religions: Christian - Baptist, Methodist, Catholic, Seventh Day Adventist, Church of Latter Day Saints, Episcopalian, Church of God, Church of Christ

We speak these languages: English and some Spanish

These animals live in our area: domestic- cattle, horses, chickens, pigs, goats, sheep and wildlife- black bear, squirrel, raccoon, deer, rabbit, fox, opossum

These industries support our local economy: tourism, clothing, toolmaking, furniture, real estate, construction

We use these types of transportation: automobiles

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Bennie Jo McKinnon
Resident:Murphy, North Carolina, United States of America
Photographer:Ben McKinnon
Bennie Jo McKinnon is my mom and someone I respect. She grew up in Murphy, North Carolina, with two sisters and one brother. Both her parents are alive and still live in Murphy. Bennie Jo has three children, Amanda, Brittany, and Ben, and has been married to her husband, David, for 19 years. She goes to Murphy First Baptist Church and is an active member, helping with children's choir and much more. Bennie Jo used to be a teacher's assistant at Murphy Elementary School but now she and her husband own and operate Mountain Water Works.

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