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UH Student Helped Build Schools in Afghanistan

We meet a University of Houston student Shaun Theriot-Smith who served in Iraq and Afghanistan and then took advantage of the GI Bill to attend college. He talks about working to build schools in the countries he served in. This segment was produced by Houston Public Media’s Abner Fletcher.

UH student and veteran Shaun Theriot-Smith.(Photo: Abner Fletcher, Houston Public Media)We meet a University of Houston student Shaun Theriot-Smith who served in Iraq and Afghanistan and then took advantage of the GI Bill to attend college. He talks about working to build schools in the countries he served in.

This segment was produced by Houston Public Media’s Abner Fletcher.

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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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