Construction worker at Trammel Fresno Road wears a wide straw hat and a light-colored long sleeve to keep cool during peak heat hours.

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‘We’re the ones who our families depend on’: It’s been a record-breaking summer in Texas. For these workers, they have no choice but to face the heat

Posted on · As temperatures continue to climb and reach new heights throughout the Houston area, those who work outdoors aren't spared from the oppressive heat. While many get relief by air conditioning, outdoor workers spend a majority of their days outside. These are their stories, told by them.