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I Create Birmingham: Chris Hastings

"I was just a kid and didn’t know what my career would be, but in hindsight, [my summers around Pawley's Island] was teaching me how to be a chef — how to think about where food comes from, the hope of that food — gathering it, cooking it, and sitting at a table with my family to eat it."

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Dads Create Birmingham

Father knows best, as the saying goes. Your dad taught you how to ride a bike and how to execute the perfect cannonball. He taught you how to drive and stayed up late to help you finish your school project. He encouraged you to stick up for yourself but was always there with a shoulder to cry on. This week, in honor of Father's Day, we asked some of Birmingham's creative dads how they would…

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I Create Birmingham: Deborah and Alex Stone

"For as long as I can remember, my mom has been my best friend. I admired her work ethic and vision, and I never questioned her guidance. One piece of advice she gave me is, “Let other people’s ceiling be your floor.” She taught me that it was important to learn from others' experience instead of the hard way or starting from scratch."

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