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A podcast about the people and places that make Houston Houston. Hosted by local transplant, Luke Brawner.

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    Rebel, with Shayne Hawthorne

    Shayne Hawthorne, the creative director of Houston hybrid gallery and barber shop, CRWN, shares the story of his life growing up in Illinois as the only child of a single mother, discovering a love for art, getting into trouble with the law, and finding his way as a barber.

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    Why Not?, with Alecia Lawyer

    In this episode of The H, Alecia Lawyer, founder of ROCO, shares her story of growing up in a small East Texas town, falling in love with physics, stumbling into an audition at one of the world's most prestigious music schools, and starting the most unique chamber orchestra you've ever heard of.

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    The Journeyman, with Thomas Csorba

    Houston born and raised singer/songwriter Thomas Csorba tells his story of getting his start in the music industry as a teenager, and the places its led him in the years since.

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    Balancing Act, with Matt Toomey

    In this episode of The H, Matt Toomey, founder of Boomtown Coffee, shares his story of growing up in Houston, and balancing life as an entrepreneur, husband and father of four.

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    The Blue Lotus, with Kevin Durham

    Rapper Kevin Durham shares the story of his life growing up in Central Texas as the younger brother to a local rap hero and his own personal journey as an artist. Also on this episode, the return of our segment on Houston's greatest sports fans, Houston Homers!

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    The Patient Hustler, with Basya Benshushan

    In this episode of The H, marketing and social media professional Basya Benshushan shares her story of growing up as one of six kids in the Jewish community of Meyerland in Southwest Houston. Hear about her journey of self-discovery as an artist, entrepreneur, mother and all-around creative force in this city.

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    Storyteller, with Hunter Atkins

    Sports Reporter Hunter Atkins of the Houston Chronicle shares his story of growing up in a privileged family in New York City, discovering a passion for the art of journalism, struggling through unemployment, running from bulls, and the many adventures he's experienced in his life as a journalist.

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    Sweet, Sweet Lemonade, with Nammy Sirur & Pavi Dinamani

    In this episode of The H, hear the story of Nammy Sirur and Pavi Dinamani, an unlikely pair of misfits from India who found each other here in Houston, became the best of friends, and eventually business partners, starting a channel aimed at other misfits just like them.

    Also on this episode: our next installment of The Dish, in which Jenny, Ranelle & Lara visit the amazing Peli Peli in The Vintage.

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    Nick Panzarella: 'Pon Artist

    What does it look like to learn about, embrace, preserve and share another culture? And why do it? On this episode of The H, Luke visits with Nick Panzarella, founder and CEO of Houston-based Wild South Tea Company about the work he's doing to preserve the cultures of others.

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