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The world’s slowest river

The world’s slowest river

I’ve visited Florida several times, even lived in the northeastern part of the state about five years in my 20s – but the want-to has been my closest approach to the Everglades. In my younger years, I must admit seeing it as just another tourist attraction, a huge swamp, home for some birds, and maybe a few alligators. A recent airboat ride in the Everglades showed me it’s way more than a tourist attraction.