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Meet Some of the Interesting ‘People of Memorial Park’

Meet Some of the Interesting ‘People of Memorial Park’

Sample images from the book "People of Memorial Park," by Stacy Holden. (Photo Courtesy: Stacy Holden)"People of Memorial Park," by Stacy Holden. (Photo Courtesy: Stacy Holden)Stacy Holden runs regularly at Houston’s Memorial Park. And, over the years, she noticed plenty of people on the running trail who seemed like they might have interesting stories.

So she got to know some of them and tells their stories in a new coffee table book called People of Memorial Park: Stories from Houston’s

Favorite Trail.

Michael Hagerty met up with Holden at Memorial Park to find out about some of them.

MORE:
A Runner Tells the Stories of the ‘People of Memorial Park’ (Houston Chronicle, Nov. 10, 2016)
New Book Chronicles 45 Lives Affected by Memorial Park (KPRC, Oct. 28, 2016)
Stacy Holden – Stories from the Trail (Runified Podcast, Dec. 12, 2016)

About the Author

Michael Hagerty

Michael HagertyMichael Hagerty is the Senior Producer for Houston Matters. He has a degree in journalism from Abilene Christian University and has served as news director for NPR and PBS stations around Texas and The West, including: KUNR-FM in Reno, Nev.; KNPB-TV in Reno, Nev.; and KWBU-TV/FM in Waco, Texas. He got his start on the air as a college student hosting Morning Edition at KACU-FM in Abilene, Texas. A native of the Chicago area and an avid Cubs fan, Michael spent four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.View all posts by Michael Hagerty →