Texans With Character

Matthew Hernandez wins Silver medal at Special Olympics World Games.
(Photo:  Hernandez family)

Mesquite Special Olympian Wins Silver Medal At World Games

Matthew Hernandez of Mesquite won the medal in the 500 meter kayaking race.


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TWC: Katherine Greenberg Changing Student Lives & The Environment

From sharing life-changing adventures with students, to changing our environment for the better… Katherine Greenberg is a shining example of someone who makes her life about others.

CBS 11–07/25/2015

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TWC: Munson Family Trading In House For Tents

Dave Munson and his wife Suzette are the owners of the wildly successful Saddleback Leather Company.


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Texan With Character: Matt Hernandez

Paddling through water in his kayak, Matt Hernandez is focused on the blow horn.


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Texan With Character: Daniel Cummiskey

29-year old Daniel Cummiskey has finally earned what he’d been working on for the last 11 years.


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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.


(Photo by Joel Thomas/CBS 11)

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.