July 26, 2014
'Florida Icon' Howard C. Tibbals shares life lessons

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Howard C. Tibbals

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'Florida Icon' Howard C. Tibbals shares life lessons

Philanthropist, benefactor of Ringling Circus Museum Tibbals Learning Center, Longboat Key; age 77

Art Levy | 6/27/2014

Circus benefactor and aficionado Howard C. Tibbals shares lessons he’s learned along the way, including: “I tried to teach my kids: Don’t do what granddaddy says. Don’t do what daddy says. Do what you say. You get out there and you find what you want to do. And if you find that you’ve failed, don’t get upset. Try again.”

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