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Captiva Island: Paradise? Or Paradise Lost?

  • Aired: 02/27/2009
  • 26:45
  • Rating: NR
Legend has it - and historians dispute - that the pirate Jose Gaspar gave it it's name by holding his female captives on a barrier island off the coast of Southwest Florida. Pirates or no pirates, there is no denying the almost mythical lure of Captiva's alabaster beaches and tropical island ambiance. But is that isolated tranquility being overrun by a new dynamic - affluence gone wild?
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Will the paradise of Captiva be lost to affluence gone wild?
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