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Author Hopes to Help Fathers Build Better Relationships with Their Daughters

Posted on · We talk with a Houston author who says dads don’t have a lot of tools when it comes to building relationships with their daughters. That’s why Alicia Arajuo-Elatassi wrote Querido Papá, or “Dear Dad.” It’s a bilingual book in which she shares some of her own experiences with her father as lessons for today’s families.

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Veterans Retreats and Street Harassment: Houston Matters for Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014

Posted on · The 2007 best-selling book (and 2013 film adaptation) Lone Survivor  tells the story of Navy SEAL and Houston native Marcus Luttrell, the sole survivor of a gun battle during a mission in Afghanistan in 2005. Luttrell was badly wounded, and wasn’t rescued until several days after the battle.  It’s a harrowing story, but as is […]