“At first I thought I was fighting to save rubber #trees. Then I thought I was fighting to save the Amazon rainforest. Now I realize I am…

“At first I thought I was fighting to save rubber #trees. Then I thought I was fighting to save the Amazon rainforest. Now I realize I am fighting for humanity.” Chico Mendes (Photo: backyard #picnic lunch; distant view of protected #woods behind me)

In Central Florida’s Hotbed of Boxing, a New Champion Fights Forward

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“Life is more relaxed here,”so declares a small whistle-stop town in central Florida known as Bowling Green. Named by settler’s from Kentucky long ago, the same southern charm still exists here today. Being only one square mile in size, everyone knows each other. Thus life probably would seem relaxed as the motto suggests. But a local boxer is not “taking it easy” by any means…
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