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What Makes Texas So…Texas?

Manny Fernandez works for The New York Times and has lived in Houston since 2011. He recently wrote an article titled “What Makes Texas, Texas” detailing his experience living here after growing up in central California and having lived in Brooklyn for a number of years. Manny joins us to tell us what he thinks […]

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Manny Fernandez works for The New York Times and has lived in Houston since 2011. He recently wrote an article titled "What Makes Texas, Texas" detailing his experience living here after growing up in central California and having lived in Brooklyn for a number of years.

Manny joins us to tell us what he thinks makes Texas…well, Texas.

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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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