Recent Florida Stories episodes

Henry "Mac" McCarthy and Dorsay Fischer (June 19, 2009)
Henry "Mac" McCarthy

Henry McCarthy was born in 1927 in Mt. Vernon, New York. After graduating from high school at the end of WWII, Henry moved from one job to another - a stint in the Coast Guard, commercial shrimp fishing, and time spent working as a carpenter -...

Daryn and Valerie Kinney (June 12, 2009)
Daryn and Valerie Kinney

Daryn and Valerie Kinney were married on March 20, 1999. Shortly after returning home from a church-sponsored trip to Peru in August that year, Valerie quickly became sick. Not knowing the severity of the problem, Daryn rushed Valerie to the...

Ted Swanson (June 5, 2009)
Brad and Holly Swanson with their father Ted
Ted Swanson

Ted Swanson is a man who worked under many titles during his days in the film industry. When he first got started in the business, it was at the bottom - as a page. In time he worked as a stunt man, then as an actor. He later found a foothold...

Best of 2009 Part 2 (May 29, 2009)
Best of 2009

Welcoming refugees from Burma, escaping the control of a communist dictator, or recounting the details of a former life of crime...all of this might sound like the stuff of Hollywood movies. However, for Larry Elliston this is just the type of...

Best of 2009 Part 1 (May 22, 2009)
Best of 2009

Whether it be painting rain barrels, discovering new ways to go green, or simply curling up with Tipper the reading dog and a good book, there’s no doubt that producer Larry Elliston has a gift for uncovering a great story. Over the past few...

Tyrone Summerall (May 15, 2009)
Tyrone Summerall

Most of us would probably agree that, as unfortunate as the thought is, crime is a fact of life. But for Floridian Tyrone Summerall, a life of crime proved to be his curse and his blessing. Florida Matters producer Larry Elliston was given a...

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