Mexican artist Pedro Reyes received 6,700 weapons from the Mexican government, from which he sculpted instruments. Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images hide caption

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Cuban immigrants are handed forms to fill out by an immigration and naturalization official in Miami on Dec. 3, 1984, so they can become permanent residents of the United States. AP hide caption

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Marilyn Budzynski takes care of her 20-year-old son, Michael, in Eustis, Fla., in September. Michael suffers from Dravet syndrome, a severe form of epilepsy. Tom Benitez/MCT /Landov hide caption

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Two killer whales fly out of the water during a show at SeaWorld Orlando's Shamu Stadium in 2010. Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP hide caption

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U.S. Rep. Henry "Trey" Radel, R-Fla., at a Capitol news conference on July 9. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Ripening fruit in a grove in Plant City, Fla., this month. Florida citrus growers are worried about citrus greening, which causes bacteria to grow on the leaf and fruit, eventually killing the tree. Chris O'Meara/AP hide caption

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Atlas, a humanoid robot, is competing against 16 other robots in a Pentagon-sponsored contest this weekend. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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Hermine Ricketts says she gardens for the food and for the peace it brings her. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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Oranges ripen in a Plant City, Fla., grove on Wednesday. Growers in Florida, Texas and California are worried about citrus greening, a disease that makes the fruit bitter and unmarketable. Chris O'Meara/AP hide caption

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The boats of For Those in Peril on the Sea, by artist Hew Locke, hang in the entrance hall of the Perez Art Museum Miami, which opens this week. Daniel Azoulay/Perez Art Museum Miami hide caption

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Willie Johns holds a photo of Polly Parker, his great-grandmother. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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In the middle of downtown Miami, archaeologists excavate a site holding evidence of a more than 1,000-year-old Tequesta Indian village. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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