Marathon Neighbor of the Week: Ginger Henderson

As a Miami native who’s spent most of her life in Marathon, Ginger Henderson marvels about how as much as things have changed in the Middle Keys since she arrived in the...
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Marathon Neighbor of the Week: Randy & Michael Mearns

Like every other red-blooded American who spends the Fourth of July in Marathon, Michael Mearns said his memories of Independence Day involve fireworks – big, bright...
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Marathon Neighbor of the Week: Beverly Holmes

When Beverly Holmes first left her home of Syracuse, New York in 1977, she left behind an extensive family of sisters, in-laws, nieces and nephews. “I didn’t...
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Marathon Neighbor of the Week: Juan Benito Lopez Jr

At 15 years old, Juan Benito Lopez, Jr. moved to the Keys with his family. Born in Cuba and raised for the first five years of his life...
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Marathon Neighbor of the Week: Sunny Booker

Sunny Booker has worked since she was old enough to have a job. At only 12 years old in her hometown of Ypsilanti, Michigan, young Sunny would dash...
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Marathon Neighbor of the Week: Katie White

Her friends told her she was crazy to do it. She threatened her mother that she was going to drop out of high school. “I was bored,” MHS...
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Key West Neighborhood of the Week: Fred Johnson

He hails from the Northeast, and even though Fred Johnson arrived in the Keys just a couple weeks before the start of the hurricane season, Key West’s...
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Marathon Neighbor of the Week: Dr. Alex Brylske

Dr. Alex Brylske is a college professor, consultant and accomplished journalist whose career for more than 30 years has centered on dive training, program development and marine...
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Marathon Neighbor of the Week: Lynn Kallfelz a.k.a. Rachel’s Mom

By Rachel Bowman When I was 13 years old, my mother was called into school for a parent-teacher conference with my high school band director. He informed my...
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Bernard Spinrad: the man who saved history – Marathon resident helped rally citizens to...

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Bernard Spinrad is not unlike other retirees living in the Keys. He belongs to the Yacht Club and enjoys sipping wine with his wife of nearly 50...
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