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WUCF TV’s ONE Central Florida Makes History Come Alive

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This month’s ONE Central Florida magazine show takes viewers onto the battlefield in Flagler County where Civil War re-enactors gear up to relive history. 

“It's not about north and south. It's not about Yankee and Confederate. It's about bringing history back to life,” said Civil War Re-enactor Mark Judd.  We’ll take viewers inside the 1864 skirmish at Pellicer Creek near Palm Coast.

Then, dive into the water with Lucky’s Lake Swim.  Each morning, 100 or so swimmers gather on the shores of the Orlando lake for the .6-mile swim across this spring-fed lake.  The swim attracts people from across the country, and even the around the world.  “I really think the world would be a better place if it were like the lake swim because here it doesn’t matter what the color of your skin is, what your religion is, whether you’re wealthy or whether you’re poor,” said dermatologist John “Lucky” Meisenheimer, an open-water swimmer in his free time.  “Everybody’s welcome here, everybody gets along and wouldn’t the world be a better place if we were all like that.”

Next, Florida may not be known for its mountains, but the mountain-biking community is growing! We’ll take viewers into the Cross Florida Greenway near Ocala for some extreme mountain biking.

Finally, ONE Central Florida introduces a Winter Springs woman who’s made it her mission to save parrots from abuse and neglect.

ONE Central Florida airs Thursday, Jan. 7 at 8 p.m. on WUCF TV.

You can catch up on previous episodes of ONE Central Florida on the website (http://www.wucftv.org/one).