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Leigh Tahirovic

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Leigh Tahirovic is a wife and mother who loves traveling and Civil War History. She moved to Naples in 2001 and began a career in journalism. She is a freelance writer for magazines and newspapers in South Florida.

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Drowning is the No. 1 cause of unintentional death in children 4 and younger. These parents are trying to change that. Read more

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Don’t be blasé with water safety. Children can drown within seconds, and a mere 1 inch of water is deep enough for an infant to drown. Read more

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Alex Driehaus

Teen artist's creative endeavors include the coloring tent for kids at Naples Art Association events. Read more

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Be The Voice gives students ways to build each other up and conquer bullying in Lehigh Acres. And they've attracted the attention of YouTube pop star Meredith O'Connor. Read more

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A penny saved is a penny earned. That sentiment is hard to digest for most Southwest Florida families struggling to make ends meet each month. Area parents are plagued by high housing costs while earning wages lower than the national average. Read more

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Luke Franke

Studying chimpanzees helped prepare Sarah Baeckler Davis for her roles leading Humane Society Naples and parenting two active boys. Read more

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