Recent Florida Stories episodes

Herb Harris (December 1, 2006)
Herb Harris
Herb Harris

Herb Harris of Holmes Beach recalls his adventures studying music at The Juilliard School and later performing for 24 years as a percussionist with genius conductor Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic. Looking back, he readily offers...

Happy Thanksgiving (November 24, 2006)
Happy Thanksgiving

Thanks to all of those who have helped make Florida Stories possible. Here is a compilation of stories expressing gratefulness for special people and experiences as told by residents of West Central Florida.

Dr. Henry L. Porter and Edna Holliman (November 17, 2006)
Dr. Henry L. Porter and Edna Holliman

Sarasota native, educator and musician Dr. Henry L. Porter speaks with his friend Edna Holliman. Porter recalls how his father influenced his outlook on education, and how he strives to use that outlook to change the world in his own way.

Renda Gander-Agnew and Florence Foster (November 10, 2006)
Renda Gander-Agnew and Florence Foster emerged out of former Hillsborough Judge Florence Foster’s struggle with multiple sclerosis, a disease that interferes with the nerve pathways and causes muscle weakness and loss of coordination. Here she shares her story...

Bill and Martha Minahan (November 3, 2006)
Bill and Martha Minahan

A kidney transplant arranged through LifeLink gave Bill Minahan a second chance at life. He and his wife, Martha, tell the story of what led up to the transplant, the difficult days before an organ became available and how grateful they have been...

Dan and Lyn Casseday (October 27, 2006)
Dan and Lyn Casseday

Seventeen years of marriage without children left Dan and Lyn Casseday feeling as if they were missing a key part of their lives. A visit to an adoption picnic introduced them to four brothers in search of a stable home and the attention of...

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