Lifelong Texan, reporter from an early age. Also clumsy from an early age. I write about books for the Houston Chronicle.

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Alyson Ward has been writing about the people and places of Texas for more than a decade.
She has examined the impact of wind energy on West Texas ranchers, tracked domestic homicides through the Texas justice system and studied the controversy over single-sex education.
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Aug 16, 2017

@HoustonChron He found the black Tomlinsons-the ones whose ancestors were slaves-& they told a different version of… 

Aug 16, 2017

@HoustonChron "My ancestors were pioneers. They helped settle the state of Texas," Chris Tomlinson says. But there's another side to the story.

Aug 16, 2017

@HoustonChron "I knew there were black Tomlinsons out there, and I needed to find them."

Aug 16, 2017

Now @HoustonChron business columnist Chris Tomlinson is talking about slavery, the South & his own family's history.

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