Recent Florida Stories episodes

Mary Peluso and Rakel Boisvert (October 30, 2009)
Mary Peluso and Rakel Boisvert

In an instant, life can change forever. This was the case for Mary Peluso when her son Stephen, from her first marriage, was killed after being hit by a car in August 1972. On the 35th anniversary of the accident, Mary talked with her daughter...

Rona and Karen Ross (October 16, 2009)
Rona and Karen Ross

Rona Ross of Sarasota has lots of fond memories of her grandmother: making noodles for homemade chicken soup, her love of 'secret' movies, and the life lessons she passed on. Here, Rona relived a few of those memories recently with her daughter...

Maureen Brush (October 9, 2009)
Maureen Brush
Maureen Brush

Maureen Brush says her father has been the most significant influence on her life. She recently talked to former WUSF producer Eric Jordan about how her father Maurice impacted her life-and how events in his life shaped who she is today.

Linda Goldstein and Helen Gordon Davis (October 2, 2009)
Linda Goldstein and Helen Gordon Davis

Helen Gordon, later Helen Gordon Davis, was born in New York City in 1926. Her intense drive for achievement came early in life. As an eight year old child, she lost her father to tuberculosis and subsequently contracted the disease herself,...

Linda and William Southworth (September 25, 2009)
Linda and William Southworth

Artistic life began for Linda Southworth at age 10, when she started taking private art lessons in Long Island. Years later, Linda earned her master's degree in fine arts while teaching, painting, and showing her own work in New York. Now a...

Monsignor Scully (September 18, 2009)
Monsignor John Scully

In the early '60s, Monsignor John Scully was approached by Archbishop Joseph Hurley to start a new Catholic high school in the Tampa area. Originally intended for girls only, the new school quickly became co-ed and Tampa Catholic welcomed its...

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