Sarah Blake Morgan and Nick Ochsner join to talk about Sarah's choice to join the military at 31 years old.

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In their early 30s, Sarah Blake Morgan and Nick Ochsner are well-known in North Carolina journalism circles.

The married couple work at The Associated Press and WBTV in Charlotte. But, in recent months Sarah took a leap of faith few would ever do. At 31, she joined the military. Nick knows the military well, his father was killed in Afghanistan in 2005.

On this week's episode of "Tying It Together With Tim Boyum," the couple joins for an inspiring, fun and emotional conversation about the roller coaster they have endured to this point. Sarah tells us why she felt the need to change her life, and Nick tells us about the letters written to her every day.


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With the speed of the local news cycle, it's easy to forget that the politicians who represent us and the influencers in our communities are more than just sound bites. North Carolina veteran reporter and anchor Tim Boyum is loosening his signature bow tie for candid conversations with power players across the state. In "Tying It Together," Tim uncovers what makes these newsmakers tick, explores fascinating life stories and helps all of us get a better grasp on the issues affecting our community.