Texans With Character

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Longtime Dallas High School Jazz Teacher Ready To Retire

It’s the end of an era for the music department at one Dallas high school.


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A Witness To 40 Years Of Country Music History

Country music in North Texas has flowed under the fingers of Charlie Ferguson for 40 years.


Texans With Character – Homeless Signs Artist

A link to Willie Baronet’s blog, featured on CBS 11’s Texans With Character, February 13.



Champion Barrel Racer Overcomes Adversity And Wins

In the heart of Texas — right here — lives a cowgirl with an inspiring story.



Texans With Character: Aracely Rios

A local graduate is giving back to her community, helping young students learn English at Mi Escuelita Preschool in Dallas.



Texans With Character: Chosen Ones

After going through the adoption process, Randy and Vickie Akins founded ‘Chosen Ones’. The non-profit helps others in every aspect of fostering and adoption.



Texans With Character: Warm Up America

Warm Up America has warmed people’s lives by knitting and crocheting for more than two decades. See how they’re making a positive influence in North Texas.



Texans With Character: Lisa Mayberry

Lisa Mayberry is all about breast feeding, helping others realize how breast feeding can have health and cost benefits.


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Local Filmmaker Produces “Operation Babylift”

An SMU film graduate was volunteering in Dallas when someone told her about “Operation Babylift,” the U.S. initiative that airlifted more than 2,500 orphans of American military fathers and Vietnamese mothers out of Vietnam, to protect them from threat of the Communist Regime.


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Texans With Character: Stephanie King

Stephanie King has inspired people from across 14 states and four countries to commit to random acts of kindness.


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Texans With Character: Col. Herb Drew

At the age of 90, Col. Herb Drew has been a husband, a father, a grandfather, an Air Force pilot and, most recently, a volunteer.