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High pollen counts, and parenting a transgender child (April 11, 2022)

On Monday’s show: We learn about the high pollen count, and a mother of a transgender child shares her experience.



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On Monday’s show: The pollen count has been high lately. We learn why and discuss how it affects people.

Also this hour: A Houston mother of a transgender child talks about her experience as a parent and how the recent news of Child Protective Services investigating families of transgender children for child abuse is affecting her family.

Then, there's some good money for student athletes in Texas who can now gain financially from a law passed last year. But who's benefitting the most?

And we get an update on Houston sports from Jeff Balke.


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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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