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Mayan Calendar Predictions Versus Reality

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In other words, it might not be the apocalypse, but South Florida is still pretty damn apocalyptic. Living here is like the final scene of Fight Club: Everything is falling down and going to shit, but everything is also all right.

Ardren has her own analysis of how this city, like so many others around the globe, could be waiting years for something that will never happen.

"There are a lot of people who are waiting for Fidel to die," she says. "It's a similar kind of thing: waiting for this cataclysmic event that is suddenly going to change everything, when in fact it's going to be complicated and messy."

She pauses and then adds, "Maybe it's human nature, but they are waiting and it's just not happening."

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Michael E. Miller

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