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Florida’s Guardianship Program Under The Microscope


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Professional guardian Rebecca Fierle is under investigation by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and the guardianship program is under the spotlight after the death of a 75 year old man who had a do not resuscitate order filed against his will. 

Reporter Monivette Cordeiro, with the Orlando Sentinel’s justice and safety team, joins Intersection to talk about her reporting on the case and what’s being done to tackle problems with the program.


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Matthew Peddie

About Matthew Peddie

Host of WMFE's Intersection & Assistant News Director

A recent transplant to the Sunshine State, Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of ... Read Full Bio »

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