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2008 Stories by Brantley Hargrove

Archives: 2013 | 2008
  • Blood Diamonds

    published August 28, 2008

    It's a creepy feeling, knowing these masked men have cased you for weeks, studying your every move. Leon Rozio had crossed paths with their... More >>

  • Swimming Upstream

    published July 3, 2008

    At 7:15 on a morning in mid-June, Dara Torres strode out to the 25-meter pool at the Coral Springs Aquatic Center, turning heads among the teen... More >>

  • Smoked Tuna in the Can

    published June 19, 2008

    Robert Platshorn was a hostage, all right, but you wouldn't have known it from the lush Caribbean scenery outside his hotel window. You... More >>

  • Jack Don't Know Jack

    published June 19, 2008

    Jack Thompson looks nothing like 9/11 orchestrator Mohamed Atta. He wears a slick business suit and lives in a million-dollar home in Coral... More >>

  • Red Erring

    published June 5, 2008

    Driving his Buick Regal around Aventura, Nicholas Spanakos might seem like just another 70-something snowbird. But look closely. The nose gives... More >>

  • James McMurtry

    published June 5, 2008

    He's got a few more gray hairs in his goatee now, but James McMurtry is still the dry-as-a-West-Texas-creekbed voice of the proletariat on his... More >>

  • The Prom's the Thing

    published May 15, 2008

    It begins sedately enough. Ballgoers slowly filter into the assembly hall of St. Bonaventure Roman Catholic Church in Davie. They walk or strut... More >>

Archives: 2013 | 2008