Weezie Gibson, of Lady's Island, sits for a portrait at her home with her replica of Clemson University's Howard's Rock on Thursday afternoon on Lady's Island. Gibson, is the daughter of Gene Willimon who, while working at Clemson in the 1960s, suggested placing the Death Valley, Calif. rock in a prominent location instead of throwing it out.
Weezie Gibson, of Lady's Island, sits for a portrait at her home with her replica of Clemson University's Howard's Rock on Thursday afternoon on Lady's Island. Gibson, is the daughter of Gene Willimon who, while working at Clemson in the 1960s, suggested placing the Death Valley, Calif. rock in a prominent location instead of throwing it out. dearley@islandpacket.com Delayna Earley
Weezie Gibson, of Lady's Island, sits for a portrait at her home with her replica of Clemson University's Howard's Rock on Thursday afternoon on Lady's Island. Gibson, is the daughter of Gene Willimon who, while working at Clemson in the 1960s, suggested placing the Death Valley, Calif. rock in a prominent location instead of throwing it out. dearley@islandpacket.com Delayna Earley

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