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Fort Lauderdale's Ten Most Pervasive Stereotypes: True or False?

Fort Lauderdale can be a bit of an enigma these days.

It's got a lot of canals, was once the spring-break capital of the world, and is often lost in the ubiquitous sexy glow of Miami Beach.

So, is it a party town? A family town? Do people even go there anymore? What's up with the nightlife?

All valid questions. And, like most towns, Fort Lauderdale has developed some stereotypes in recent years. For better or worse, some of these stereotypes have been tough to shake. But it's always unfair to peg an entire city on stuff people are saying.

So we break it down for you. Here are Fort Lauderdale's ten most pervasive stereotypes and whether they're true or not.

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