Shortly after Holly Allen fell ill with COVID-19, she learned that her mother had died. At home in Fort Worth, she grieved in isolation, watching her mother’s funeral online. Read Story
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As a first-generation Mexican American in Texas, Nathian Shae Rodriguez grew up in two distinct worlds, struggling to reconcile the dual (and sometimes dueling) forces that make up his identity. But when he would turn on the radio as a teenager living in Balmorhea, and hear Selena Quintanilla’s voice come across the airwaves, he finally felt understood. As a fellow Texan, she was able to move between her Mexican and… Read Story
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The visionary playwright, who grew up in South Texas, passed away this week from coronavirus-related complications. Read Story
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Shortly after Holly Allen fell ill with COVID-19, she learned that her mother had died. At home in Fort Worth, she grieved in isolation, watching her mother’s funeral online.
Spending time outdoors is good for mental health. But as COVID-19 spreads in Texas, officials and citizens are grappling with whether, and how, we can enjoy public parks.