As people across the nation overcome their shock at the elementary school shooting in Connecticut, it is being replaced by immense sadness.
A retired National Guard veteran, who has been living in the sweltering South Florida heat without any air conditioning for months received a wonderful gift Friday, a brand new air-conditioning unit.
Most parents don’t realize that kids under 21 still consider mom and dad to be the greatest influence in their lives. Yet, far too many of these kids also say their parents haven’t talked to them about alcohol and other drugs. They also report that they drink and use other drugs at someone else’s home. Sadly, too many say they had their first drink at home with mom or dad.
David Wilkins is Gov. Rick Scott’s choice to head the state’s Department of Children and Families.