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Did you read in Perspective in Sunday's paper what Gary Mormino wrote about oranges in Florida?

Looking good.

State Archives of Florida

Looking good.



If you didn't, you should:

A long line of muses has chronicled the orange's journey over the centuries from China to India, Persia to Spain, and Hispaniola to Florida. The orange has stirred the imaginations of Franciscan friars, country fiddlers and multinational conglomerates. More than anything else, Florida's signature fruit has defined the Sunshine State and its promise as the New Mediterranean.

But today the orange is in peril.

[Last modified: Monday, March 10, 2014 7:46am]


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