Houston Matters

Remembering a Sister, an Organ Donor

Posted on · Houstonian Karen Abercrombie talks about her sister, Julie De Rossi. In 2004, Julie died in a car accident with a drunk driver at the age of 44. As an organ donor, Julie’s tissues and organs were able to benefit between 35 and 80 patients, Karen says. MORE: Out of Despair, the Gift of Life (Houstonia Magazine, […]

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How Powerful Should the President Be? Monday’s Show (April 24, 2017)

Posted on · On this edition of Houston Matters, we join with public radio programs nationwide participating in NPR’s latest A Nation Engaged project, examining Power and the Presidency. We ask you: How powerful should any American president be? What do you see as the proper balance between the executive, legislative and judicial branches? What would you like to […]

Houston Matters

Remembering a Sister, an Organ Donor

Posted on · Houstonian Karen Abercrombie talks about her sister, Julie De Rossi. In 2004, Julie died in a car accident with a drunk driver at the age of 44. As an organ donor, Julie’s tissues and organs were able to benefit between 35 and 80 patients, Karen says. MORE: Out of Despair, the Gift of Life (Houstonia Magazine, […]