Langston is the proverbial late bloomer. A man who went on a self-destructive path for much of this life, only to hit an inspiring reset button while becoming a much wiser older man.
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What would you do if you found $42,000? If your first inclination is “take the money and run,” it’s understandable. That’s a lot of unexpected “extra income.”
JD Motes loves surfing, foiling, wind surfing and paddle boarding. In fact, when it comes to the stand-up paddle board, even though he’s 69 years old, Motes is a rock star.
Jamaican-born David Muir has called South Florida home for nearly 20 years. And in that time, he’s connected deeply with the community through his photography, his writing, his social work, his passion for celebrating Caribbean cooking on TV and at food festivals and now through a permanent celebration of island culture.
Suzy Hutcheson’s work has changed what was thought possible for the large population of people living with disabilities. She shares how making a difference fuels her to keep working hard every day.
Stephanie Davis, aka The Downtown Diva, is a fixture on the Southwest Florida arts and social scene. Beloved for her witty and interesting regular columns in Florida Weekly, she also is involved with the Fort Myers theater scene, both on stage and backstage as a director.
Dealing with grief is something we will all most likely experience, yet, we all have different ways of dealing with it. Belenda Cypress of Polk County never saw it coming.
Gil Walton was born and raised in Live Oak, he currently lives in Lakeland and for the past nine decades, he has spent as much time as possible just up the road in Homosassa.
This story begins with a woman who lost her wallet. It could easily have ended there, lost, not found, with someone taking Evelyn Topper’s money, her credit cards and other valuables without looking back.