Live Fearless
Faces of Fearless

There are many ways to Live Fearless, and we celebrate North Carolinians who live this philosophy day in, day out.


Anna Crollman

Her blog, My Cancer Chic, helps young women face cancer with confidence and style.

Bridget McMinn

Facing cancer with an attitude of gratitude and an appreciation of life.

Calvin Teague

Six Guys. Four 70 lb. tires. One 80 lb. gas can. And 12 seconds. It’s just another day on a NASCAR Pit Crew.

Dorian Bolden

“Follow your passion, believe in yourself, and never give up — the money will follow.”

Jill Staton Bullard

“Just leap. Take the first step to make a difference, and the next step isn't as hard.”

Jimmie Johnson

"To stay competitive, you've got to embrace taking on new challenges."

Joanne P. McCallie

“Choice not Chance” is Coach P’s philosophy in sports and life.

Jojo Polk

NFL dreams, a horrible injury, and life after a miraculous recovery

Jorge Alves

Thanks to a Never-Give-Up Attitude, the ‘Emergency Backup Goalie’ Lives His pro Hockey Dream

Kim Cocce

She Lifts Olympic Weights, Medical Texts, and Everyone's Spirits

Kit Ferguson

Embracing multiple sclerosis with fearlessness and transparency

Leigh-Kathryn Bonner

A Passion to Help Save the Planet by Saving the Bees

Maggie Kane

She’s set the table for all to enjoy the pleasure of dining out.

Mimi Chan

“Starting my own business was scary, but I needed to take that risk for my son.”

Molly Demarest

“My job at American Underground evolved from developing buildings to developing people.”

Monica Castillo

She relied on her instincts to survive an abusive childhood. And she has thrived — an inspiration to all.

Roy Williams

Basketball helped him overcome a tough childhood, and gave him a path for life.

Ruby Minish

Creativity, Church, and Community: How one military wife marches on caring for six kids.

Scott LaBrecque

“I would go running like I was going to therapy. And it worked.”

Sophia & Sunny

A quarter-life crisis, a food truck, and the road less traveled.

Vivian Howard

The chef who's been writing her life through food.

Fearless Nation: Fresh Air

It’s almost hard to believe that indoor air is more polluted than the outdoors. It’s even harder to believe it when someone’s selling you fresh outdoor air. Wait, what? You heard us and now you have to see it to believe it. Check out one of our latest stunts we pulled off—all in the name of #LiveFearlessNC.

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