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An ode to the southern man

Admittedly, I recently married one of the sons of the South, so call me foolish with newlywed dreams. On the other hand, I’ve traveled enough to know what a blessing it is to make eye contact and share a smile with strangers on the street, to feel safe enough to walk the streets of small-town America alone and to small talk with others in the grocery store line. While our corner of this country is far from perfect, some benefits of living in the South far outweigh the glitz and glamour offered by sparkly stranger-filled cities devoid of dear southern hospitality.

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State Surgeon General of the Florida Department of Health

Dr. Viamonte Ros’ family fled Cuba in 1960. Having grown up in a family of refugees, she understands the struggles of many Floridians to achieve a higher quality of life.

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