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In Texas, a mother’s chance of delivering her child by cesarean section and a baby’s chance of... more »
posted 10/28/19
Over the course of a single night, four generations of Sabine Wiegand’s family were suddenly left... more »
posted 08/08/18

Marina Riker's Work

In the months after Hurricane Harvey slammed the Texas Gulf Coast, residents of small towns and rural communities felt ignored and forgotten. Here's what I learned telling their stories.
The number of people identified by volunteers as living on the street more than tripled in Victoria County since last year, a trend experts blame largely on rising housing costs and a lack of affordable places to rent.
Day after day, we listened to families’ stories. And we hoped to God that we told them in a way that made others care.