In Perspective

Bridge to History

From his boyhood days bringing home fish for family dinners, to his youth as a schooner captain on the Indian River, to his decades of prosperity and accolades in the citrus industry, A.B. Michael’s life spanned Florida’s history, especially the history of Orchid Island. This island he loved had no bridges when he arrived in 1887. Now, a bridge to Orchid Island bears his name.

In Perspective

C-6, an Atlantic bottlenose dolphin also known as Phillipe, is back among his buddies after six months in intensive care at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution in Fort Pierce.

The Rite of Survivorship

Leila Shear may have felt like a princess when she wed Norman Burtch last April. Leila is a 28-year cancer survivor. Also in attendance was her steed, ODAAT (One Day At A Time), named in tribute to ALANON which Leila feels saved her life.