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A Miami Lakes physical education teacher will run more than 150 miles in an effort to raise awareness of childhood obesity. By Rodolfo Roman Special to The Miami Herald Miami Lakes resident Alexis Garcia is not afraid of pushing his body to go the distance. In 1992, Garcia, 49, hit the Florida straits to escape…Details
BY RODOLFO ROMANSPECIAL TO THE MIAMI HERALDAn avid walker, Julio Zelaya, 18, walked 14 miles on Friday, but not just to exercise. Instead, Zelaya, who was raised in Nicaragua, laced up his sneakers to walk in honor of children living under poor conditions in Chacraseca, Nicaragua. The chemical engineering major was one of 400 students…Details
Rodolfo RomanSpecial to The Miami Herald Zoo Miami will light up for the holiday season. Animal lovers can enjoy the zoo’s second annual Zoo Lights event, featuring animal-shaped lights, carolers, and holiday entertainment. The event opens Friday and runs from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. nightly through Dec. 30, except Dec. 24 and 25, at…Details
BY RODOLFO ROMANSPECIAL TO THE MIAMI HERALDUnder the rain, Shenandoah Middle School student Anderson Cheatham, 13, played basketball with friends at Wynwood’s Roberto Clemente Park. Anderson killed time shooting hoops, while his mother, brothers and sisters waited in line to enter the park’s Dorthy Quintana Community Center Building to get a new basketball. “I love…Details