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Skater views life through a lens

To simply take a walk with Sean Rozycki is impossible. Instead of going for a casual stroll, you’re more likely to take a series of disjointed strides  punctured with many starts and stops.


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This week in Gainesville

April 12, 1965: The U.S. Department of Education awards UF a $400,000 grant to start up a proposed Graduate School and Center for International Studies. The money comes as good news for the expanding graduate program, which projects its enrollment will be at about 3,000 by 1970.


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April 7, 1979: About 5,000 people, ranging in age from 16 months old to 72 years old, gather at Lake Alice Field and smoke out in public as part of a “toke-in” benefit concert supporting the legalization of marijuana. A Tallahassee-based lobbying group collects 2,280 signatures in support of a bill proposing that posession of one ounce of marijuana be a violation, as opposed to the existing law, which makes posession of five grams a misdemeanor.


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