Thomasville have supported Vickie," Jeny Livengood said. "There's a tour guide in Thomasville who has organized trips to New York." My colleagues at the Met are just blown away by it," Vickie said of the hometown support. "My dad has tills unique'call of the wild'- he calls it 'calling the dogs.' I take bows in front of that curtain at the Metropolitan Opera, and my dad's calling the dogs. "I believe I'm doing what God wanted me to do with my life. It's what allows me to leave my fanllly and my husband at the airport clying." In November she gave her Met under- study a career break when she got special pernlission to come to Chapel Hill to receive the General Alumni Association's Distinguished Young Alumna Award. Victoria rocked Kenan Stadium with The Star-Spangled Banner, and Vickie cheered the football team, probably a little louder than the Met wanted her to. She got her arms around her whole family, and in the middle of a long New
York winter during which
she'll sing five operas,
they mugged for 'photos
and went to dinner.
When Vickie came to
Chapel Hill the first time,
she'd been singing most
of her life. "I just didn't
know what I was doing."
She was intent on law
school after graduation.
That first semester, her
adviser told her she
needed one more credit.
She thought tennis,
maybe. ''I'm very reli-
gious and I guess the
Livengood sings the national
anthem at the Nov. 9 Tar
Heel football game in Kenan
Stadium. Dcw Sears
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