Barbara J. Sorey Barbara J. Sorey
Barbara J. Sorey was born and raised in Clearwater. She’s published two books about her early years, and today we’ll hear readings on the holiday season from her book Florida Girl: Short Stories of Family, Community and History – 1804 to 1969. The following readings are excerpts from the chapter titled ‘Special Times.’

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Thermometers don't lie. There is little question the earth is getting warmer. But the issue of global warming is certainly hot. Is global warming a trend? Is it periodic? Is it natural or manmade? Can it be stopped? It's not the easiest story to report. On this week’s Florida Matters, we'll take a look at what the experts are saying about the possible impact of global warming on Florida and how the media are reporting the story.

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