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KUHF-Houston Public Radio’s “This I Believe” with Lisa Harrison

Posted on · Lisa is a native Texan and for the last 20 years, has lived in Houston with her husband and three sons. The first part of her life was spent in Palacios and Rockport on the Texas coast. A few years ago, Lisa returned to the classroom, teaching English to students at Langham Creek High School. Lisa says her experience writing this essay has been a rewarding one and is one she'll share with her students.

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KUHF-Houston Public Radio’s “This I Believe” with Chelsea Ward

Posted on · Chelsea is a Houston native and today, lives in Dickinson in Galveston County. Chelsea is a budget analyst with a NASA contractor at the Johnson Space Center. She says it truly is an exciting place to work and she's proud to be a part of such a great team. Chelsea's essay was born many years ago in grade school. The essay pays tribute to her third grade teacher and it's a reminder of the power of simple gestures and how little things can make a big difference. Here's Chelsea Ward with her essay for KUHF's This I Believe.

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KUHF-Houston Public Radio’s “This I Believe” with Adriana Hernandez

Posted on · Adriana is a 17 year old senior at Challenge Early College High School. It's associated with Houston Community College and when Adriana graduates in the spring, she'll not only receive her high school diploma but also an Associates Degree. Adriana's essay is about her grandmother's struggle with Alzheimer's. Adriana is realizing how the disease affects the entire family and how precious time can be.

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KUHF-Houston Public Radio’s “This I Believe” with Nita Costello

Posted on · Nita is a native Texan, born in Corpus Christi, but she's lived in Houston since the age of three. She went on to graduate from the University of Houston and now Nita has a son attending UT in Austin. She's reached that point in her life where she's reflecting back...especially to those family members lost over time. In her essay, Nita pays tribute to her grandparents...early influences that she now truly appreciates.

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KUHF-Houston Public Radio’s “This I Believe” with Kristie Bradford

Posted on · Kristie is a native of Pennsylvania but has lived in Houston for several years. The trained geologist came to Houston to work in the oil business, but now teaches Geology to students attending Lone Star College. As Kristie explains in her essay for KUHF's This I Believe, knowledge is important but she believes it's made more valuable when mixed with imagination.

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KUHF-Houston Public Radio’s “This I Believe” with William Berger III

Posted on · Bill works with his father in their geosciences consulting firm here in Houston. Bill has a full schedule with work and family obligations, but he still finds time to volunteer. It was about a year ago following Hurricane Ike when Bill was inspired to write his essay about the importance he sees in volunteering time to others...especially during those challenging days following the storm.

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KUHF-Houston Public Radio’s “This I Believe” with Cheryl Kimbrough

Posted on · Cheryl is a native of Galveston...born on the island. After graduating University of Houston - Clear Lake, Cheryl accepted a foreign-exchange teacher position in Japan. She taught English for two years. For the last fourteen years, Cheryl has been teaching in Ft. Bend I-S-D...currently at Travis High School. She believes reading assignments for her students should be more than drudgery...she believes they should be an adventure.

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KUHF-Houston Public Radio’s “This I Believe” with Carolyn Boyd

Posted on · Carolyn is a native Texan and has lived in many places around the world, but for the last few years, The Woodlands has been home. Carolyn is an educator, currently teaching at the John Cooper School. Among her many joys, is reading. Carolyn says it's been a life-long pursuit and as she explains in her essay for KUHF's This I Believe, books will be a priority for her, for the rest of her life.

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KUHF-Houston Public Radio’s “This I Believe” with Joshua Reynolds

Posted on · Prior to moving to Houston a dozen years ago, Josh and his family lived in several places from Kentucky to California. Once his family arrived in Houston, Josh was in high school and he decided this was a place he'd like to stay. He attended the University of Houston, receiving two master's degrees...social work and business administration...and he's now putting that education to good use. Josh says his work as a social service provider gives him a healthy perspective that is the focus of his essay for KUHF's This I Believe.

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KUHF-Houston Public Radio’s “This I Believe” with Gary Walker

Posted on · Gary is a third year medical student at Baylor College of Medicine. Raised in the Woodlands, Gary knew at an early age that he wanted to be a physician. He's the first in his immediate family to do so. His intense training at Baylor has already provided a life changing experience which reminded him of the daunting responsibilities he assuming. It also was the foundation of his essay for KUHF's This I Believe.

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KUHF-Houston Public Radio’s “This I Believe” with Bill Heins

Posted on · Bill has lived in many cities and countries in his life. The energy industry has seen to that. He's currently living in the U.K...on the outskirts of London and he travels back to Houston occasionally for work. Adapting to new scenarios and cultures is a way of life for Bill. It's something he learned as a young boy...at the dinner table. He explains in his essay for KUHF's This I Believe.

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KUHF-Houston Public Radio’s “This I Believe” with Alejandra Posada

Posted on · Alejandra moved to Houston to attend Rice University. After receiving her Masters in Education, Alejandra worked in Montessori education which led her to her current work in the non-profit world, focusing on preventing child abuse. The compassion that makes her effective in her work is sometimes missing in her personal life...and Alejandra is trying to fix that, as she explains in her essay for KUHF's This I Believe.