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Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2014 Jan 2 - 10:43am

Kay Gay National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame Inductee and Woman Behind the Palomino Flag Girls

Dallas-native Kay Gay doesn’t go to bed dreaming about penthouses, lapdogs, high-rises and tennis matches. Nope. She dreams of the Wild West, cowgirls, cowboys, their hats, boots, bucking bulls and broncos, rhinestone-studded satin shirts, barrel racing and Fort Worth’s beloved Will...

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Dec 11 - 3:40pm

Goodwill Industries Employee and Gifted Pianist

Daniel has a significant mental disability. He has difficulty both processing language and expressing his thoughts verbally. Unfortunately, some people might focus their attention on those deficits and fail to see the artist within. If you explore further, you will find that he has a unique musical...

Posted By Alison Rich on 2013 Dec 2 - 2:35pm

Former Olympic swimmer and decathlon winner also pioneered a local legacy that's still making a splash today.

Although it happened 45 years ago, for Ronnie Mills, the experience feels fresh as yesterday. His natural athleticism manifested even as a youngster. The Fort Worth resident won the Olympic bronze medal in the 100-meter backstroke at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. Just 17 and a student at...

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2013 Aug 28 - 11:00am

President of the Fort Worth Botanical Society

I heard your parents fled Cambodia when you were 1 year old during one of history’s worst cases of genocide under Pol Pot’s regime. How did their experience shape the way they raised you in United States? When I think of that, I think of what my parents went through when traveling...

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Jun 28 - 11:02am

Born and raised in Fort Worth’s historic Stop Six neighborhood, Jay Johnson uncovered a passion for government and community service as a teenager. Now, just weeks after graduating from Texas Wesleyan University, the 21-year-old is already working to bring more affordable housing to the city...

Posted By Sonya Cisneros Curry on 2013 Jun 26 - 12:53pm

Stories from those connected to the 48 hours surrounding that moment in history

Casa Mañana is presenting Oswald: The Actual Interrogation from Nov. 9 – Nov. 17. This compelling performance examines the history and events surrounding the 48 hours that Lee Harvey Oswald was in the custody of the Dallas Police Department after the assassination of President John F....

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 May 2 - 12:05pm

by Courtney Dabney McMillen’s passion for teaching both Christians and Jews how to better understand and appreciate one another’s faith was born out of friendship. In the early part of the ‘90s, one of her Israeli friends challenged her with a direct question, “Why do...

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Feb 28 - 4:23pm

As artistic director of the Ballet Center of Fort Worth and artistic advisor of Ballet Frontier, Enrica Tseng shares her passion and talent with future dancers in North Texas.

At what age did you discover your passion for ballet? I think it was inside of me. I started to have the passion for dancing when I was very young. I’m from the Italian Riviera, in a little town outside Genoa. There were no ballet schools in my town, which is why my mom sent me to gymnastics...

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 Dec 27 - 10:43am

She Pushes the limits to inspire others.

Azle High School Homecoming Queen Alejandrina Guzman stands just 2 feet 8 inches tall because she has a rare condition called diastrophic dysplasia that affects cartilage and bone development. And when she speaks, you immediately understand why a bunch of high school students would select her as...

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 Oct 30 - 10:40am

Gentle Activist

Estrus Tucker was born and still lives in Como. He attended Como High School until 1971 when Fort Worth desegregated the schools and closed all but one of the four black high schools. He graduated from Western Hills. He attended Chaminade College in Hawaii while he was in the Army and UT-Arlington...

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