This series will highlight regional folks with unique, fascinating, funny, and sometimes quirky, stories to tell.
Everyone has a story and we’re planning on bringing you some good ones.
ELAINE FISCHER, HEDGEHOG RESCUER
Roanoke resident, Elaine Fischer has always enjoyed rescuing animals, particularly rodents. These days, she is a hedgehog rescuer and she regularly helps sick, injured and abandoned hedgehogs get back on their feet, and find their forever homes.
Get more information:
Hedgehog Welfare Society - HedgehogWelfare.org
International Hedgehog Association - HedgehogClub.com
MARK PETERSEN, TYPEWRITER ENTHUSIAST
Our first edition of What’s Your Story? visits with typewriter collector and enthusiast, Mark Petersen of Christiansburg. Mark has nearly 200 vintage and historical typewriters in his collection. In fact, he uses many of the typewriters on a daily basis and prefers them over computers and smartphones as a form of communication.