Naples Florida weekly

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Naples Florida weekly : your news and entertainment source
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V. 1 no. 1 (October 2, 2008) -

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RotaAnd ot Greate RT MYERS BUSINESS INDUSTRY onthf For most high school students, senior year is a time to shine before heading out into the big, unknown world of higher education. The bittersweet nine months leading up to graduation are filled with football games, pep rallies, homecoming and prom, trips and class night, each creating a memory that will last a lifetime. Chelsea Neal will share these milestone moments with her Naples High classmates through e-mails and texts, since nearly 7,500 miles of ocean and land will PHOTO BY NANCY NEAL ROGER WILLIAMS A2 OPINION A4 15 MINUTES A6 NAPLES HISTORY A10 BUSINESS B1 NETWORKING B8, 9 & 10 REAL ESTATE B11 ARTS C1 EVENTS C6 & 7 THEATER REVIEW C8 SOCIETY C22, 23, 24 & 25 CUISINE C27 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 Vol. I, No. 25 FREE WEEK OF MARCH 26-APRIL 1, 2009 DATED MATERIAL PLEASE RUSH POSTMASTER REQUESTED IN-HOME DELIVERY DATE: MARCH 26, 2009 POSTAL CUSTOMER Flowers galore!We havent had spring showers, but the Naples Flower Show is in full bloom this weekend. C1 Walking the walk Joey Pantoliano speaks out on behalf of NAMI, and more great gatherings. C22-25 Japan-bound Rotary exchange student Chelsea Neal with James Kim at Yukihana restaurantPride and joy The Naples Zoo introduces lion cubs Masamba and Mandisa to an adoring public. A24 Looking to the futuresSpring is when wine fanciers thoughts turn to Bordeaux. B1 SEE NICU, A8 & 9 BY ROGER WILLIAMSrwilliams@ evel 3 is not a floor. Its a condition. People in Level 3 lie in clear plastic cocoons, not necessarily unconscious but unable to respond. Theyre wizened, shriveled, sometimes shrunken to the size of a Coke can. That description falls short, however, because theyre not really shrunken. Instead, theyre as big as theyve ever been shrunken only from their potential, not from some larger reality. They appear as old as the hills, too: tiny and bald, so fragile and feathery, so lined and leathery, that even mortality seems to lie light beside them. But its always near, asserting its presence in 10 or so electronic beeps and alarms that indicate vital functions, or their failure. Nothing about these people is normal. Their wide-open hands would span the circumference of a quarter. Their hearts are roughly the size of a pea. Their sexual organs, exposed in unselfconscious nakedness when they lie unswaddled, are smaller than a fingernail clipping. To say their veins andThe elite corps of nurses on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit help make them happenLPHOTOS BY JIM MCLAUGHLIN /FLORIDA WEEKLY AND LEE MEMORIAL HEALTH SYSTEMNaples High student makes the grade for a year in Japan MIRACLESPRECIOUSWe arent trying to save just one life, were trying to save many: the parents who love this child, the future generations an entire history that this child might represent. Nancy Scribner, 21-year NICU nurse Rotary Club, Yukihana restaurant helping send Chelsea Neal on her way SEE JAPAN, A21 BY ALYSIA SHIVERSnews@