Inspiring People

Fort Myers student creates community closet that rewards good behavior

A special surprise awaited students this week as they made their way into a brand new addition to the Fort Myers Middle Academy. The writing...
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HIV patient helps others living with incurable virus through McGregor Clinic

A woman from Southwest Florida is inspiring people to educate themselves about Human Immunodeficiency Virus. Marissa Gonzalez knows what it feels like to be told...
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Fort Myers recognizes success of local youth boxing academy

City of Fort Myers recognized the achievements of the boxing academy at the Fort Myers Police Athletic League (PAL) Monday at city hall. The boxing...
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Arizona officer helps a 94-year-old stranger move 2,200 miles to Fort Myers

A lot of police officers go above and beyond — playing basketball with kids, mowing grass for seniors — we see examples on the...
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2 years after Irma, Immokalee cancer survivor finds joy in her community built home

In Immokalee, we find an inspiring Hurricane Irma story of one family finding sunshine after the storm. The sun shines down on Deborah Coe's new...
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Port Charlotte girl, 12, inspires community to cleanup the environment

A Port Charlotte girl said all you need is two hands and time to make the world a better place. Alexa Poulin is wearing a...
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Englewood non-profit serves food for people unable to leave their home

When Tom Kizis cooks in an Englewood kitchen, he is helping make meals for people who are not able to leave their home to...
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SWFL cancer patients surprise serenade man whose fund helped save their life

When Frank Haskell stepped out of the elevator and onto the fifth floor of the Golisano Children's Hospital Wednesday afternoon, he was surprised to...
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Hero Project delivers joy on four wheels to veterans, first responders

Each year, our nation's heroes both at home and abroad, give everything they have for our country. Now, one Fort Myers couple is honoring...
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Fort Myers convict turns life around, travels world to motivate others as ‘All-Star’ barber

Ivan Suarez said, picking up a pair of clippers helped him turn around his life. Before the Fort Myers man became a successful barbershop owner,...

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