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Dealing with the trauma of the Astroworld tragedy (Nov. 10, 2021)

On Wednesday’s show: A psychologist offers context and advice on dealing with trauma after events like the tragedy at the Astroworld music festival.


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On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: A local psychologist offers context and advice on dealing with trauma after events like the tragedy last weekend at the Astroworld music festival.

Also this hour: We discuss the latest news in our weekly political roundup.

Then, a 13-year-old boy in the foster care system talks about his desire to be adopted. And we learn about the need for older kids like him (ages 11-17) to be adopted — and what it does for their future — from representatives of the Houston organization The Way Home Adoption.

And we talk about the Houston restaurants that made Texas Monthly’s latest list of The 50 Best BBQ Joints.

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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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