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Houston Bank Robber Uses Film to Make Amends with His Victims and Family

Darius Monroe was an honor student who at 16, robbed a bank. Years later, he returned home to Houston to learn how his actions affected family, friends, and victims of the robbery. He’s made a film about it, called Evolution of A Criminal. The film is showing Oct. 31 — Nov. 6 at the Alamo […]

Darius Monroe was an honor student who at 16, robbed a bank. Years later, he returned home to Houston to learn how his actions affected family, friends, and victims of the robbery. He’s made a film about it, called Evolution of A Criminal.

The film is showing Oct. 31 — Nov. 6 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema on Vintage Park.

Houston Matters’ Michael Hagerty talks with Monroe about the film and his journey.

MORE: Darius Clark Monroe and Pastor David Ned on StoryCorps

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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