The journalist Marjory Stoneman died at the age of 108. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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A Miami Herald writer who dedicated her articles and her bestsellling nonfiction work to the preservation of the Florida Everglades.
Her father was the first publisher of the Miami Herald, when it was still in its Miami Evening Record stage.
“All we need, really, is a change from a near frigid to a tropical attitude of mind.” (Marjory Stoneman Douglas)
“There are no other Everglades in the world. They are, they have always been, one of the unique regions of the earth; remote, never wholly known. Nothing anywhere else is like them.” (Marjory Stoneman Douglas)
“The hardest thing is to tell the truth about oneself. One doesn’t like to remember unpleasant details, but forgetting them makes one’s life seem disorganized.” (Marjory Stoneman Douglas)
“Pigheaded covers a multitude of virtues – as well as sins.” (Marjory Stoneman Douglas)
“The miracle of light pours over the green and brown expanse of saw grass and of water, shining and slowly moving, the grass and water that is the meaning and the central fact of the Everglades. It is a river of grass.” (Marjory Stoneman Douglas)