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Leader of Central Texas mission to retire after 31 years


January 25, 2018

BRYAN, Texas (AP) — While Doug Weedon spent the past three decades helping the homeless in the Brazos Valley, he routinely would take the opportunity to educate the public on the issue.

"It's not a choice. It could happen to any of us," he was known to say, then give details about the hearts and minds of the people Twin City Mission took under its roof.

The Eagle reports those were the exact words he spoke in 2007 when launching a capital campaign to raise $5.5 million to build a new shelter for the homeless and refuge for domestic violence victims. Within two years, more than $2 million...

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