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    Contemporary abstract artist and designer says painting allows her to feel creative, free, and be

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    Valerie Begley keeps busy photographing fellow Villagers, pets, families, events, and weddings.  photography has been

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    Goodbye writing, hello Mr. Right.  Wow. That’s the one word that comes to my mind

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    Jay Paynter transforms life and loses over 100 pounds. ‘I now feel like I’m in

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      Texas native is a woman of many talents: CEO of two companies, author, avid

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    Jeannie Coughlan’s creative juices flow in a variety of art mediums, and all bring her

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    Nurse Practitioner Amanda Neil found success losing weight with a healthy, practical mindset and now

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    Tom DiPietro’s love for music runs deep.  Photos: Nicole Hamel Bassist Tom DiPietro, 35, of

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    Married 65 years, Villagers Lamar and Colleen Young say this is the best time of

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    Exploring Lake Dora aboard a floating tiki bar is a fun, cool attraction to enjoy

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    After a successful career as a civil trial lawyer, Beth Croft Jewett has found joy

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    Safety kits for children and adults provide valuable tool when loved ones go missing.  photos:

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    Kelley Batson-Howard: ‘I find my soul while painting, and it’s never too late to start.’ 

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    West Builders Elysium New developments sprouting up as Lake and Sumter draws buyers

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    The Villages is destined to grow for more decades to come, thanks to the grandchildren,

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    Phyllis McElveen’s entire world changed after moving to The Villages. Photo: Nicole Hamel Vital Stats

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    New housing demands, increasing costs of materials keep builders hopping.  New housing developments are sprouting

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    Minneola senior is smart, driven, and eager for college life in New York City and

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    Eva Kovacs says ‘Zizi: A Historical Novel that will Shake America to its Roots’ is

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    Stacy Bennett, Manager Tanera Gaston, and Chef Jarvez Kizer The Crab Stop of

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