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.
HEATHER WILL-BROWNE, 59, likes to get her hands dirty when bringing Epcot’s International Flower & Garden Festival to life.
As the owner of Hung’s Custom Tailor Shop, Jenny Smith, 52, is living her dream.
From his bicycle seat, Rydes Pedicab Co. owner Luke McHenry, 33, has a unique perspective of Orlando at night.
As a modern-day Willy Wonka, Edgar Schaked, 41, is living the sweet life.
For Jeff Thompson, 53, owner of Thompson Aire near Kissimmee, it’s always time to rise and shine.
Suspira Tiouat, 39, teaches women to embrace their inner goddess with every hip hit and shimmy.
Stuart Fullerton, 72, is the colorful keeper of UCF’s Bug Closet, home to nearly half a million dearly departed specimens.
For Jason Miller, 28, following the Lego brick road led to a dream job at Legoland Florida.
When Orlando Health’s Karen Thurmond, 47, takes to the air, saving lives is the mission.
When SETH PETRUZELLI, 32, says he’s fighting for his very survival, he’s being brutally honest.
When MELISSA DAWN, 30, transforms into Mermaid Melissa, she will take your breath away.
DAVE HANSON, 48, lives the high life and considers it good, clean fun.
Honestly, it’s a tough job selling cars. Just ask Ian Riding.
For Englishman Anthony Pulis, 27, Orlando is a land of opportunity and cheerful people.
West Orange senior BRYCE CRAMER, 17, earns his fair share of awards showing off steers.
Maryann Rems, 50, hopes the judges think her tartlets appetizer tastes like a million bucks.
For Jennifer Lee, 46, helping people change is the name of the game.
There was a time when making one was as much a holiday custom as trimming the tree. But not anymore.
Angel Conlon, 16, of Orlando, is one of the world’s most talented texters. Her rule of thumbs: No shorthand.
ALEX HOWELL, 26, rode the bench in college, but at EA Sports he’s an all-star.
When VIPs come to town, Thomas Stutler, 45, is ready to keep an eye on their every move.
You could say George Van Horn, 67, is snakebit, but he’s still lucky to be alive.
If the spirit moves you, Digna Quiles, 38, of Orlando Paranormal Investigations may be able to sort things out.
Being flexible helps Afton Carraway, 30, of Orlando, keep life in balance.
Santiago Emeric, 26, dazzles bar patrons—as well as competition judges—with his showmanship.
For BILL BERRY, 34, of Orlando, it takes nerves of steel—and no gag reflex—to stomach 23 inches of steel.
To Dr. Jan C. Garavaglia, 54, Orange-Osceola’s chief M.E. and TV’s ‘Dr. G,’ death is the ultimate puzzle.
Water hazards at Orlando golf courses take on a whole new meaning when Mike Wooten, 47, enters them.
Seminole County fireman Andy Johnson, 25, has battled flames and fire ants, but he still hasn’t had to rescue a cat from a tree.