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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ROGER WILLIAMS A2 OPINION A4 15 MINUTES A6 NAPLES HISTORY A10 BUSINESS B1 NETWORKING B8 REAL ESTATE B11 ARTS C1 EVENTS C6 & 7 THEATER REVIEW C8 SOCIETY C15, 16 & 17 CUISINE C19 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 Vol. I, No. 27 FREE WEEK OF APRIL 9-15, 2009 DATED MATERIAL PLEASE RUSH POSTMASTER REQUESTED IN-HOME DELIVERY DATE: APRIL 9, 2009 POSTAL CUSTOMER Turtle timeJuvenile loggerhead gets into the swim of things at the Conservancy. A20 Pets on parade A benefit for the Humane Society and other top-dog to-dos around town. C16 & 17 Her First Last Tour For outrageous fun at the Phil, theres nothing like the Dame. C1 Book knowledgeArea writers pen new chapters in the publishing business. B1 Bookknowl e d g e So far away! So exotic! The mere mention of the name causes friends to ask in amazement: Why Abu Dhabi? My reply: The call of a distant, exotic place that I otherwise would never travel to. After sleeping through a 12-hour flight, there we are, greeted by a different kind of call the morning call to prayers for the followers of Islam. Abu Dhabi is filled with contrasts and contradictions. Although Islamic traditions are evident throughout the emirate, many concessions have been made to accommodate non-Muslim visitors. Our first impression is that Abu Dhabi is of a city of walls. Every home, every palace, every space that is not a park or a median has a wall around it. The homes behind the walls appear huge byArabian days: Answering the call in a land of cultural contrasts SEE ARABIAN, A12 SEE HOPE, A8 BY BILL WAITESpecial to Florida Weekly HOPEJIM MCLAUGHLIN / FLORIDA WEEKLYTop: Cancer survivors Janet LoFranco and Melinda Monroe share a special moment of accomplishment after last months Race for the Cure. Above: More than 8,000 runners lined up for the race at Coconut Point.BY EVAN WILLAMSewilliams@ Its very personal thats what makes this organization strong.Stefan Strickland, national director of affiliates, Susan G. Komen for the CureKomens young SWFL affiliate is fast becoming a major presence in the fight against breast cancerLinda Oluwek will never forget the day, 11 years ago, when her doctor told her how lucky she was to have identified the lump in her breast. She was a single mother who had given birth to her third child just six months earlier. I had just been diagnosed with breast cancer, Ms. Oluwek says. I was furious. He told me, Someday youll understand this. She beat the disease and lives on one of about 2 million women in the United States to do so. Last year, she joined the COURTESY BILL WAITESue Clare Mosque in Abu Dhabi