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TJ Young Says It's Hard Sharing A Name With The Family Legend

Elena Souris

It can be a stressful thing to be named after the family legend, especially when that family member is a war hero, a community pillar, and an all around great guy. 

As TJ recounts in this story, filling the shoes of your namesake can be a tall order. What he discovers is, it may also be the wrong goal.


Recorded on April 5th, 2016, the following track was part the final show in season one of Worth Repeating, Texas Public Radio's Live Storytelling Project.


Paul Flahive can be reached at Paul@tpr.org and on Twitter at @paulflahive