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Topics covered include: aviation, bridges and causeways, churches and synagogues, geographic places, hotels and motels, hurricanes, Orange Bowl Festival, parks, schools, Seminoles and Miccosukees, ships, sports, streets and roads, theaters, University of Miami, World War II, and so on.

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