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Carrie Wharton and Robert D. "Bob" Carter
Carrie Wharton and Robert D. "Bob" Carter

Listen to the story of a grapefruit tree that survived a beating from hammers and nails wielded by Bob Carter’s sons - who enthusiastically built a treehouse meant to last an eternity, but jeopardized the life of the tree. Carter shares the tale with his daughter, Carrie Wharton, as the two reminisce about family life.

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Listen to Florida Stories Friday afternoons during "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7, Your NPR Station.

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Music credits: Our House by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Deja Vu, Atlantic Recording Corporation

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Florida Stories is a WUSF 89.7 segment featuring the personal memories of Floridians.

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