Links from the Times for April 19: Imagine Charter School
Imagine Charter School of St. Petersburg opened last fall on Central Avenue, the historical dividing line between north and south Pinellas. Drawing from many neighborhoods across a 4-mile radius, the school is a racial and socioeconomic melting pot that has attracted students whose paths otherwise might not have crossed. Gallery: View photos from the school.
Vietnam War pilots become fast friends decades later
Dan Cherry will fly into Tampa this week with his new friend, showing him the sights like an excited tour guide. Visits are planned to Disney World and a Lakeland air show. Their friendship is based on a unique combination of traits: Bravery. Devotion to duty. And, almost 40 years ago, a fierce determination to kill each other. | Audio: Hear a recording of American pilots curing a dogfight with a North Vietnamese MiG-21 | On the History Channel: Dogfights: Hell over Hanoi