Kostya Kimlat, 31, created a career out of magic using some sleight-of-hand and a lot of hard work.
When the electricity goes out, OUC’s Sean Carroll, 43, climbs into the spotlight.
Jose Melendez, 36, is the man behind the hat-tipping masked character that has become a roadside icon.
A Rollins College librarian by day, Dorothy Mays, 47, transforms into an award-winning writer at night.
Donny Aldarelli, 28, educates and entertains audiences at Gatorland, while keeping a sharp eye on his reptilian performers.
Christmastime is year-round for Cindi DeYoung, 42, senior director of floral and holiday for Greenery Productions.
Retired Maj. Gen. John C. Raaen Jr., 91, lived through the hell of D-Day—and penned a soldier’s story about it.
John Pyles, 50, of Orlando, has crafted a career out of living the still life.
Maria Wood, 38, and her slithery companions educate and delight audiences of all ages.
Joe Rimer, 48, keeps cool by creating life-like sculptures made from giant blocks of ice.
For 15 years, Lloyd Lightsey, 52, has had a blast lighting up the night sky.
Ethan Anderson, 24, communes with the animals as a Central Florida Zoo hoof stock keeper.