FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Henson Christopher L

(Last) (First) (Middle)
PO BOX 1250

(Street)
WINSTON-SALEM NC 27102-1250

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
BB&T CORP [ BBT ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chief Operating Officer
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
05/15/2013
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 03/27/2013   G V 162 D $ 0 224,709.908 (1) D  
Common Stock 05/15/2013   M   54,054 A $ 16.88 278,763.908 D  
Common Stock 05/15/2013   S   54,054 D $ 32.4274 (2) 224,709.908 D  
Common Stock 05/15/2013   G V 155 D $ 0 224,554.908 D  
Common Stock               32,116.635 (3) I By 401(k)
Common Stock               3.137 (4) I By Custodian for Child - Kristen
Common Stock               3.137 (4) I By Custodian for Child - Sydney
Common Stock               8,594.143 (5) I By IRA
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Option (right to buy) $ 16.88 05/15/2013   M     54,054 02/24/2010 (6) 02/24/2019 Common Stock 54,054 $ 0 54,054 D  
Stock Option (right to buy) $ 44.15             02/20/2008 (7) 02/20/2017 Common Stock 52,362   52,362 D  
Stock Option (right to buy) $ 39.73             02/21/2007 (8) 02/21/2016 Common Stock 34,887   34,887 D  
Stock Option (right to buy) $ 30.09             02/21/2013 (9) 02/21/2022 Common Stock 73,776   73,776 D  
Stock Option (right to buy) $ 38.64             02/22/2006 (10) 02/22/2015 Common Stock 38,768   38,768 D  
Stock Option (right to buy) $ 27.73             02/22/2012 (11) 02/22/2021 Common Stock 57,010   57,010 D  
Stock Option (right to buy) $ 27.75             02/23/2011 (12) 02/23/2020 Common Stock 71,875   71,875 D  
Stock Option (right to buy) $ 36.68             02/24/2005 (13) 02/24/2014 Common Stock 8,938   8,938 D  
Stock Option (right to buy) $ 34.29             02/26/2009 (14) 02/26/2018 Common Stock 73,295   73,295 D  
Stock Option (right to buy) $ 30.08             02/26/2014 (15) 02/26/2023 Common Stock 42,233   42,233 D  
Explanation of Responses:
1. Included 254.262 shares acquired in March 2013, under the Issuer's Dividend Reinvestment Plan.
2. The price in Column 4 is a weighted average price. The prices actually received ranges from $32.40 to $32.49. The reporting person will provide to the issuer, any security holder of the issuer, or the SEC staff, upon request, information regarding the number of shares sold at each price within the range.
3. Includes 1,572.738 shares acquired between January 1, 2013 and March 31, 2013, under the Issuer's 401(k) Plan. This information is based on plan statements dated January 1, 2013 through March 31, 2013.
4. Includes 0.024 shares acquired in March 2013, under the Issuer's Dividend Reinvestment Plan.
5. Includes 64.177 shares acquired in March 2013, under Dividend Reinvestment Plans.
6. The option is exercisable in five equal annual installments beginning on 02/24/2010.
7. The option is exercisable in five equal annual installments beginning on 2/20/2008.
8. The option is exercisable in five equal annual installments beginning on 2/21/2007.
9. The option is exercisable in four equal annual installments beginning on 02/21/2013.
10. The option is exercisable in five equal annual installments beginning on 02/22/2006.
11. The option is exercisable in four equal annual installments beginning on 2/22/2012.
12. The option is exercisable in four equal annual installments beginning on 02/23/2011.
13. The option is exercisable in five equal annual installments beginning on 2/24/2005.
14. The option is exercisable in five equal annual installments beginning on 2/26/2009.
15. The option is exercisable in three equal annual installments beginning on 02/26/2014.
Carla Brenwald, Attorney-in-fact 05/17/2013
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