Harry has written over 30 screenplays.
Harry took up Karate in his 30’s and did not spar until he had gotten his 3rd, belt believing he was too old to compete. Harry then went undefeated in 200 matches, winning a gold medal in the NC State Games.
He has taught the Eddie Eagle Gun Safety Course, in numerous elementary schools. This course is considered by most governors to be the best deterrent to firearm accident among children.
Harry has been an NRA firearms instructor for over 35 years. He is rated as a Fire Arms Training Counselor, which enables him to train others trying to get their instructor’s rating. Harry has taught hundreds of civilians, military, and law enforcement officers in the tactical use of firearms and CCW classes. He is recognized as an expert firearms witness by the North Carolina Supreme Court.
Elected President of the North Carolina Crime Stoppers Association (two terms). Served as Executive Director for Protect-A-Child, a national, non-profit organization to prevent abuse and abduction of children. Appointed by Governor Jim Martin to the Governor’s Commission on Child Victimization.
They have also served as a foster family to three different children. His family hosted a Brazilian exchange student for a year.
Harry & his wife Terri have been rescuers for over 30 years. They have rescued Tigers, Jaguars, Leopards, and Servals. They operated the largest no-kill shelter for dogs in their county, sometimes housing up to 55 dogs. They have found “forever” homes for over 300 dogs.
In 1988, President Ronald Reagan selected Harry to join 15 other broadcasters to visit US Military Installation in Colorado. They received national clearance from the US Defense Department to visit the Cheyenne Mountain Nuclear Bunker the alternate command center for NORAD.
Harry worked on federal , state and local task forces fighting the war on drugs. He served five years with the Rowan County ABC police. Duties included: stakeouts, watching illegal stills, patrolling the county for suspected bootleggers transporting non-tax paid whiskey, working undercover to purchase illegal liquor and participating in raids on stills and gambling houses. Their agency also worked with the U.S. Treasury Department’s local office of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms which increased their coverage area to eight counties.
Harry is a special deputy with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Department.
Harry has held 7 Guinness Book World Records for one-arm, one-finger, and fingertip push-ups.