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Deep in the Heart

Total Number of Articles: 6

First Article on this Page: February 1, 2019

Latest Article on this Page: May 3, 2019

Deep in the Heart

Oil, gas and other precious commodities

We talk a lot about hometowns, both in our casual conversations and within the pages of the Orient. Given that this is a column on our home state of Texas, we felt it’d only be fitting to pay our respects to our home cities in the Lone Star State—places that, by virtue of their complexity and size, dazzle and confound us, often at the same time.

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Deep in the Heart

Deep in the Heart: putting Bowdoin’s lens on our home

We’re from Texas. Houston and Austin, respectively. At first, this didn’t seem to matter much. We both come from transplant families, families who found Texas by accident—or kismet—depending on which way you look at it. The more we talked, the more we fell back on this shared upbringing in order to make sense of who we are: two ethnically ambiguous, romantically adrift young women in Donald Trump’s America.

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