SC Lede: On Assignment — Finding Florida Man

Aug 20, 2019

Gavin Jackson (r) and A.T. Shire look for answers at Gatorland, a popular tourist spot near Orlando, FL.

On this special edition of the South Carolina Lede, we investigate the origins of one of the country's most famous folk figures: Florida Man. While attending a podcast conference in Orlando, FL, Lede host Gavin Jackson and producer A.T. Shire speak with Florida natives and transplants alike to find out how and why crazy news stories from the Sunshine State make headlines around the world.

Then, South Carolina Public Radio's Russ McKinney quizzes Gavin about Florida history in this week's Did You Know segment.

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