The 17 most Florida things that happened in 2017

We live in a strange place, my friends

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ORLANDO, Fla. – There's a never dull moment in Florida. 

The sunshine state is known for some of the strangest, craziest, most unbelievable news stories in the world. The news cycle in 2017 certainly didn't let us down. 

We've compiled some of our favorite stories that made you laugh, shake your head and say "only in Florida" throughout the year.

Buckle up and enjoy the ride, Floridians: