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Florida City turns 100-years-old

For Miami Herald.

Florida City, whose early inhabitants were from Detroit, recently turned 100.

The city began its celebration of the milestone birthday in late July with an event that honored residents 80 and older.

“They are the ones who deserve it,” said Commissioner Avis Brown, whose father was born in Florida City in 1922.

“They deserve the honor of saying they made an impact on Florida City. But the impact is not only on the city, but also on our children and our families.”

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