High school students line up just before their graduation ceremony.
High school students line up just before their graduation ceremony. MIAMI HERALD FILE
High school students line up just before their graduation ceremony. MIAMI HERALD FILE

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The Florida Influencers Series

This election year, the Miami Herald, the Bradenton Herald and El Nuevo Herald are driving a conversation on the important issues facing our state. We’ve assembled a panel of 50 influential Floridians to offer their views.