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Why Telling Stories Matters

A professor explains why we’re better people after we listen to a story.


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Dr. Hank Roubicek, communication professor at the University of Houston-Downtown, teaches a class in storytelling and talks about why telling stories matters. He says we’re better people after we listen to a story.

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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