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Susan Elliott power washes her outdoor furniture at her home in Fort Myers Beach, Fla., where a powerful storm surge from Hurricane Ian ravaged the community. Octavio Jones for NPR hide caption

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On Florida's Gulf Coast, developers eye properties ravaged by Hurricane Ian

With more than 35,000 homes damaged or destroyed in Lee County, Fla., residents are concerned about housing affordability – and changes to their communities – as developers become involved.

Susan Elliott power washes her outdoor furniture at her home in Fort Myers Beach, Fla., where a powerful storm surge from Hurricane Ian ravaged the community. Octavio Jones for NPR hide caption

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On Florida's Gulf Coast, developers eye properties ravaged by Hurricane Ian

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Bithaniya Fieseha, a high school senior, graduates from the Youth Public Health Ambassador program run by Virginia's Fairfax County Health Department. Will Schermerhorn/Fairfax County Health Department hide caption

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Short on community health workers, a county trains teens as youth ambassadors

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Jonah Kinigstein, 99, has been making art since he was a teenager. Some of his work satirizes modern artists such as Andy Warhol and Jackson Pollock, visible in the painting behind him. Matthew Schuerman/NPR hide caption

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This artist stayed figurative when art went abstract — he's finally recognized, at 99

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Immerse yourself in this colossal desert 'City' — but leave the selfie stick at home

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