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Leader of the Pack

Roberto Alonso was introduced to the Keys in the 1970s, when he would visit to fish the Bahia Honda Bridge and spend weekends in Tavernier while growing...
WHO’S THE BEST? - A person riding on the back of a boat in a body of water - Sea kayak

Sunset Sue

Five years ago, Suzy Curry brought a tub of banana pudding to Sombrero Beach. She was refueling a group of kayakers on their 160-mile journey, from Miami to...
All quiet in Key West? Nope - A group of people standing in a yard - Majorelle Blue

The Littlest Lazcos

Miracles happen every day, but some miracles are years in the making. Key Largo’s David and Lindsey Lazcos had been trying to start a family for three...
All quiet in Key West? Nope - A man in a boat on a body of water - Marathon

‘CAPTAIN MORGAN’ KEEPS BUSY

For someone who is semi-retired, Doug Morgan is a busy man. He usually spends his mornings at the gym, watches over a couple properties, runs boats in...
Testimony of Mercy - A person standing in front of a window - Key West

Testimony of Mercy

Mercy Hiller has done what most of us dream of: she honored her mother in the most profound way and, in doing so, has changed the lives...
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Reigning Champ

Stephanie Harper started in the local brewing scene eight years ago with a small home brew system and a big dream. Eight years later and she’s the...
The Zumba Guy – Dance has no language - A group of people standing in front of a crowd posing for the camera - Zumba

The Zumba Guy – Dance has no language

Juan Carlos Mora is known around town as “JC” and “the Zumba guy.” “I don’t even think anyone even knows my real name,” he said. Mora was...
‘Success comes from hard work’ - A person holding a plant - Tree

‘Success comes from hard work’

On June 29, Jill Cranney-Gage was inducted as Key West Rotary’s 103rd president. But her hats are ever-changing. As the assistant finance director at the Monroe County...
Mike Shipley – Hiker, photographer, gracious innkeeper - A man smiling for the camera - Facial hair

Mike Shipley – Hiker, photographer, gracious innkeeper

Palm trees line the Island Bay Resort’s brick paver drive from U.S.1 to the Florida Bay — providing a welcomed respite from the blazing Florida sun as...
The Most Loved Man in Marathon – Veterinarian Mike Dunn celebrates 20 years - A person posing for the camera - Microphone

The Most Loved Man in Marathon – Veterinarian Mike Dunn celebrates 20 years

You know that warm glow you get after talking to certain persons? Well, veterinarian Mike Dunn has that effect on people — you walk away smiling. But...
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