Where there is an open mind there will always be a frontier.


Roughly five hundred years ago the Spanish explorer and conquistador Juan Ponce de Leon—I'm not exactly sure which of these two titles was on his business card—began his quest for the “Fountain of Youth.” A member of Columbus's second voyage to the New World in 1493, he remained in the western hemisphere and became not only the first European to set foot in Florida but the first Spanish governor of what is now part of the Dominican Republic. But his real passion was his determination to find a legendary spring that would provide eternal life and health simply ...

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