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Intersection: Silver Spurs Rodeo, Preserving Ann Frank’s Legacy and Poet Brian Turner

The first silver spurs rodeo was held in the 1940s as a fundraiser for the war effort. The landscape around Kissimmee is a lot different now, with development eating up much of the pasture. But Dusty Holley, a rancher whose family’s been raising cattle for generations, says the rodeo remains strong. Silver Spurs big boss Dusty Holley shares stories from the rodeo

Then, legacy of Anne Frank lives on today at schools around the world which bear her name. Rollins College professor James McLaughlin is embarking on a research project about how her image and meaning are kept alive at these schools.

And, Brian Turner, who made his name as a war poet, turns his focus to love, with a new anthology called The Kiss.

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Brendan Byrne

About Brendan Byrne

Space Reporter and 'Are We There Yet?' Host

Brendan covers space news for WMFE, everything from rocket launches to the latest scientific discoveries in our universe. He hosts WMFE's weekly radio show and podcast "Are We There Yet?" which explores human space exploration. Brendan is a native Floridian, born and raised in Broward County. He moved to ... Read Full Bio »