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A Blessing in Disguise

On December 23, 2013, the life Tiffany Adams once knew was never the same again.  After a tragic car accident that left Tiffany a double amputee, she had to find her purpose in life again. 

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Living Legend

Dr. Harris holds a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Biology from the University of Houston, a Master of Medical Science (MMS) from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Clear Lake and a Doctorate of Medicine (MD) from Texas Tech University School of Medicine.

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Worthy of Honor

HOUSTON – For over 35-years Roy Douglas and Shirley Ann Malonson have tirelessly served countless of lives throughout the state of Texas and around the country.

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Young Leaders Emerge

Boy Scout Troop 212 has been in the community since 1947.  It originated in Third-Ward when it was predominately white, but over the years the culture changed into a much more diverse and well established financial Black community.

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Living Legend

Johnnie Mae Brooks-Dale Thompson was born September 17, 1925, to Nettie Eddin and Leon Walter Brooks at 3401 Stonewall St., in 5thWard.  They had one 3-year old daughter, Lois Marie.  The family lived across the street from Gregg Street Presbyterian Church.

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Bad To The Bone…

“The most important to all, peoples do not know God.  And most of em don’t wanna know Him.  People don’t have time for families.  You don’t sit down there and talk to them or sing together or do nothing with em.”-Words of wisdom spoken by 100-year-old, Ollie Mae Dugar.

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Attucks Students visit the Houston Museum

Mabrie Memorial Mortuary has continued efforts to support the Houston community.  Prior to the students of Attucks Middle School going on holiday break, Mabrie sponsored an educational field trip to the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

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Please Stand Up!

In closing out the holiday season, I thought on this scripture in reference to the United States. Curiosity caused me to wonder, “What would happen if the WORLD issued a decree that every immigrant was to be taxed to return to the country of his or her descent?”

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Forest Brook Proud

“We are the few, intellectual and the educated; and we accept only those students who want to achieve.” Those words were recited every morning from the loud speaker, which soared across the campus of Forest Brook Senior High School when I was a student there.

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