We were all saddened when Kwesi Sample, a 21-year-old man from Ohio, drowned May 14 in the Lockwood Folly Inlet.
Sample was vacationing with a large church group, he had a great smile and a muscular body, and by all accounts, he was a fine young man. Being from the middle of the country, he just couldn’t imagine the hidden dangers on the coast.
He was trying to swim from the east end of Holden Beach across the inlet to the west end of Oak Island, a distance of about 300 yards.
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