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February 6, 2016

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Alto ‘Bud' Adams Jr. is a ‘Florida Icon'

Ruminations from Florida rancher Alto “Bud” Adams Jr. on life and ranching in Florida, including: Read more »
Published on 1/27/2016

Winston Scott is a 'Florida Icon'

Shuttle astronaut, senior vice president, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, age 65 Read more »
Published on 12/28/2015

Florida Icon: Carlton Ward Jr.

“My mom always encouraged a sense of wonder in me about things, like picking up seashells and learning the difference between univalves and bivalves,” says Florida environmental photographer Carlton Ward Jr. The eighth-generation Floridian shares other lessons he's learned along the way. Read more »
Published on 11/24/2015

Florida Icon: Mel Tillis

Entertainer Mel Tillis talks about life as a stutterer and singer. Tillis is 83 and lives in Ocala, Florida. Read more »
Published on 10/28/2015

Robert M. 'Bob' Beall II is a Florida ‘Icon'

Lessons from Bealls department store chairman, Bob Beall. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2015

Peter Meinke - A life in poetry

Peter Meinke, poet laureate of Florida, reflects on a life of poetry. Read more »
Published on 8/27/2015

Carl Hiaasen is a Florida ‘Icon'

The writer and columnist talks about his life and about “a glorious abundance of weirdness and depravity” in Florida. Read more »
Published on 7/24/2015

Nan-Yao Su is a Florida 'Icon'

The entomologist and inventor, age 64, shares his life story. Read more »
Published on 6/26/2015

Roland Martin is a Florida ‘Icon'

Professional fisherman Roland Martin, 75, shares his life story. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2015

Florida Icon: Derrick Brooks

NFL Hall of Fame linebacker; founder, Brooks DeBartolo Collegiate High School charter school, Tampa; age 42 Read more »
Published on 4/28/2015

An interview with Annika Sorenstam

The retired professional golfer has turned her efforts toward business and says, "A lot of people think, ‘oh she's coming back.' But I don't need to." Read more »
Published on 3/25/2015

Iconic Florida developer H. Irwin Levy

Attorney, Century Village developer, West Palm Beach; age 88 Read more »
Published on 2/26/2015

‘Alligator' Ron Bergeron is a Florida Icon

Businessman; commissioner, Florida fish and Wildlife conservation Commission, Fort Lauderdale, Age 70 Read more »
Published on 1/28/2015

Howard Schnellenberger is a Florida 'Icon'

Football coaching legend lives in Boynton Beach; age 80 Read more »
Published on 12/26/2014

Florida Icon: Barbara Mainster

Executive director, Redlands Christian Migrant Association, Fort Myers; age 73 Read more »
Published on 11/26/2014

Florida Icon: Walter Lanier ‘Red' Barber

Sports announcer: born: Feb 17, 1908, died: Oct. 22, 1992 Read more »
Published on 10/28/2014

Louise Gopher is a 'Florida Icon'

The former director of education for the Seminole Tribe of Florida talks about the value of education in her life and other lessons learned. Read more »
Published on 9/26/2014

H. Lee Moffitt is a 'Florida Icon'

Attorney, former speaker of the Florida House and namesake of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa; Age 72 Read more »
Published on 8/28/2014

Kiran Patel is a 'Florida Icon'

The Tampa cardiologist, entrepreneur and philanthropist talks about lessons he's learned. Read more »
Published on 7/28/2014

'Florida Icon' Howard C. Tibbals shares life lessons

Philanthropist, benefactor of Ringling Circus Museum Tibbals Learning Center, Longboat Key; age 77 Read more »
Published on 6/27/2014

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