Curtis moved here from Alabama in 1956, when he was 14 years old. "I couldn't tell my mama I'm moving to Florida. She wouldn't let me. I heard about Florida through friends and I had to find out for myself". He moved first to Miami "I l...oved to watch people swim there". He then moved to Delray and never left. "In Alabama I made $1 a day. Here it was $7...picking fields for tomatoes, squashes. I used to pay $6 for a room here, and it cost .83 cents for a plate of food". In 1
I always tell my son, I don’t care about his grades. I want the teachers to tell me that he’s the nicest in his class.” Quirk:
“When I wear my hat on the Ave, for some reason I’m un-recognizable. No one that knows me recognizes me.” Favorite spot in Delray: “The library, quiet room 302. I used to work from there.” Local Giving:
Plumosa School of the Arts Foundation. Ryan moved here from Orlando in 2005. He is a graduate of UCF, married and a father of two, a
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