One Florida community built to weather hurricanes endured Ian with barely a scratch

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Mark Wilkerson with his solar-powered golf cart. He was one of the first 100 people to move into Babcock Ranch.

Hundreds of thousands of people in southwest Florida still don’t have electricity or water. But Babcock Ranch, north of Fort Myers, was designed and built to withstand the most powerful storms.

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