Nate Douglas shuffled into his family’s kitchen one morning in 2008 to greet his mother and father.
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Keith Miller had his cell phone pressed to his ear as he stood outside of his restaurant, Big Mill’s Cheesesteaks, located on 13th Street.
At least two nights a week, Lily Jane Woodard would slip out of her work clothes and put on pads, a mouth guard, skates with red wheels and a blue helmet detailed with a glittering white star.
Only two squares remained on Ellie Rader’s computer screen. In each Zoom window, a man looked at her with a curious gaze.
Five-year-old Zyon Scott ran through the front door one summer evening. He looked up at his mother, Nakita Scott, with wide eyes.
Chloe Greene hopped out of bed on the morning of Aug. 15 for a family photo. Her father and stepmother told her and her five siblings to dress nicely the night before.
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She was born in the Jim Crow South. At 20, she dedicated her life and mind to protecting all Americans, even those who oppressed her, from the threat of Nazism. She was the first African American woman in the U.S. to receive a graduate degree in physics — later earning another master’s degree in the field.
Sadie Darnell, 68
Antwuan Hamm recalled a time he found his mother, Troyanna Hamm, sitting on the floor of her living room, surrounded by teddy bears, candy and pencils.
This story was translated by Guamay Martell
John Lewey, 56, holds a piece of his great great grandfather’s history in his hands: an article from The Florida Sentinel published on April 22, 1933. It’s yellowed and worn, and held together with tape.
The Tower Card tarot card looks terrifying.
Kaayana Sharma, 10, spent recess playing Ga-Ga Ball with her friends — a popular pastime of students at Stephen Foster Elementary School. The ball would fly among students while they jumped and laughed during a break from their classes.
Eight hours in, two decisions made. Still lots of questions.
Thomas Knight’s hands rested on the steering wheel of his Saab Convertible, but his mind was elsewhere.
Students returning to J.J. Finley Elementary School will be met with new friends and new teachers, but also with a new school name.
Civilization. Leonardo’s. Burrito Brothers. Southern Charm Kitchen. Gainesville staples are disappearing or facing closure as big development and COVID-19 threaten their existence. The list grew larger last week.
Four times a day, Nolan Koskela-Staples sets up his bass. At the same time, he opens Facetime, Zoom or Skype on his MacBook Pro to provide a socially distanced learning environment for his students.