Original SC

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We could do a million stories on the beauty of this state. From the rolling mountains of the Upstate to the beautiful seas of the Lowcountry. Our state is truly unique, but what really makes South Carolina sweet is its amazing people. The people are what make South Carolina original. 

Original SC is a series featuring stories of everyday South Carolinians living, working and experiencing all that the Palmetto State has to offer. The series is a part of PBS Digital Studios.

Sallie Ann Robinson, Gullah Chef | Original SC
Sallie Ann Robinson, Gullah Chef | Original SC

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If you asked Sallie Ann Robinson her purpose in life, she would answer, "To make everyone happy through food." Robinson, a sixth-generation native of Daufuskie Island, is a celebrity chef, television...
Ernest Middleton, Engineer | Original SC
Ernest Middleton, Engineer | Original SC

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Ernest Middleton loves electricity. At 14, Middleton says his life was not going in the right direction and his mother decided to send him to his uncle, an electrician. Together, the pair did wiring...
Morihiko Nakahara, Conductor | Original SC
Morihiko Nakahara, Conductor | Original SC

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Since 1964, the South Carolina Philharmonic has been performing and promoting high-quality, professional symphonic music for the community. Morihiko Nakahara is known for his charismatic presence on...
Justina Lasley, Dream Teacher | Original SC
Justina Lasley, Dream Teacher | Original SC

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Justina Lasley is trying to wake up the world. She is an author and founder of the Institute for Dream Studies. Her mission: to tell everyone in the world of the transformative power of his or her...