Traveling between Rockefellers and rural North Carolina byways

Nancy SweezyThe remarkable story of Nancy Sweezy, the woman who may have just saved pottery making in Seagrove, N.C.

I had talked to her a couple of times, but knew little of her amazing life.

The National Endowment of the Arts named her a "national treasure" in 2006.

(Family photo via The New York Times)