Poet Richard Blanco says that appearing at President Obama's second inauguration made him feel as if, for the first time, he "had a place at the American table." Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Leza One paints a mural on a wall of Jose de Diego Middle School in Miami's Wynwood neighborhood. It's a project that coincides with the citywide Art Basel fair. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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The $1 billion Brickell City Centre, currently under construction, will house condos, a hotel and a retail and entertainment complex. Condo projects are booming in Miami, financed mostly by foreign buyers. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Giant African land snails, like this one found in Florida in 2011, eat almost any plant. Florida officials are determined to eradicate the invasive pest. Andrew Derksen/Florida Department of Agriculture/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Former soccer star David Beckham holds a ball at a news conference where he announced he's exercising an option to buy a Major League Soccer expansion team in Miami. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

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