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“The African American community is not alone”: A Houston restaurant owner joins the protests

They went to protests in Houston and El Paso, spoke at an online town hall in Midland and held small celebrations amid national upheaval. In this weekly series, Texans from across the state share stories about how they’re navigating life during the COVID-19 pandemic.

From left, Au Huynh, Vee Duong, Emma Crooks, Gloria Gonzalez, Long Nguyen, Debbie Chen, Dr. Stephen Chao, Patricia Garcia.
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“We’re here”: Restaurateur joins protest to support African American community

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In Midland, “celebrating a new life while America is burning”

Joe Norman and his wife Belinda Norman sit for a portrait as the drive-thru baby shower begins to wind down. Belinda is expected to deliver their daughter Jael Agustina Norman in late June.
Decorations surround the Norman family home as they wait for people to arrive to deliver presents Saturday morning.
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Lawyer attends El Paso protest: “They were just clearing us out”

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Matagorda County coming back to life, county judge says

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“It’s weird having a celebration while all of this is going down”

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Hospital administrator packs her office and prepares to return to church

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“These are happy tears”: After long wait, couple gets good news about son’s cancer treatment

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