Dear Florida: You Endure - Florida Conservation Voters
Skip links
Published on: Love Letters to Florida

Dear Florida: You Endure

By Michael and Evelyn Minthorn
Titusville, FL

Twice Florida has been submerged beneath rising seas. It has endured. The artesian spring I played in as a child is now in a concrete pipe: it too, endures, still flowing its waters through a channel of human ignorance. Though the wetland it once fed is now, itself, under the concrete of houses for people who know and care nothing of it, it will someday return. Because Florida endures…