Fairfield Apartments sits in a quiet neighborhood in south Fort Myers. On a recent afternoon, children played on well-groomed lawns as a boy rode his bicycle down a winding street dotted with palm trees. But Julie Evans has a message for her neighbors in the apartment complex down the street.
“I got a gun,” she said. “And I will use that gun.” There are 22 registered sex offenders living at Fairfield Apartments and 12 in surrounding homes. Despite hostility from neighbors such as Evans, this neighborhood has offered the warmest welcome they’ve known. Full Article