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When SETH PETRUZELLI, 32, says he’s fighting for his very survival, he’s being brutally honest.

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When MELISSA DAWN, 30, transforms into Mermaid Melissa, she will take your breath away.

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West Orange senior BRYCE CRAMER, 17, earns his fair share of awards showing off steers.

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Maryann Rems, 50, hopes the judges think her tartlets appetizer tastes like a million bucks.

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The Story of a... Christmas Wish List

There was a time when making one was as much a holiday custom as trimming the tree. But not anymore.

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ALEX HOWELL, 26, rode the bench in college, but at EA Sports he’s an all-star.

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You could say George Van Horn, 67, is snakebit, but he’s still lucky to be alive.

The Story of a... Paranormal Investigator

If the spirit moves you, Digna Quiles, 38, of Orlando Paranormal Investigations may be able to sort things out.

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Being flexible helps Afton Carraway, 30, of Orlando, keep life in balance.

The Story of a... Flair Bartender

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The Story of a... Medical Examiner

To Dr. Jan C. Garavaglia, 54, Orange-Osceola’s chief M.E. and TV’s ‘Dr. G,’ death is the ultimate puzzle.

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Water hazards at Orlando golf courses take on a whole new meaning when Mike Wooten, 47, enters them.

 

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