A local rugmaker was inspired to help women in Nicaragua after she struggled with Lyme disease

By Britney Nguyen

Carol Blackmore has been weaving rugs since she was five years old. (Britney Nguyen / Carolina Connection).

Every Saturday at the Carrboro Farmers’ Market, Carol Blackmore sells handwoven rugs that she’s been making for over two decades. She has been weaving her whole life, and it helped her through battling Lyme disease, as well as inspired her to help women in Nicaragua. 

Britney Nguyen talked with her and produced this audio profile.

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