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Crime Stoppers of Houston’s CEO sits down with Academy Award Winner Matthew McConaughey for Episode 23 of The Balanced Voice Podcast

In this heartfelt discussion, McConaughey shares compelling insights into his life, gives more information on his efforts to help Texans following Winter Storm Uni, talks about a potential run for Governor, and praises Houston’s own HPD Chief Art Acevedo.

In a nearly 40 minute sit down on The Balanced Voice Podcast powered by Crime Stoppers of Houston, Texas Academy Award winner, producer, professor, and author of Greenlights, Matthew McConaughey, shares more information on his efforts to aid Texans suffering from Winter Storm Uni, including his outreach to fifteen Texas musicians who will be coming together for a virtual event in the coming weeks. Official information will be shared on @OfficiallyMcConaughey, follow #WereTexas.

McConaughey, in a thoughtful, heartfelt, open, and gracious manner, walked listeners through how to cope, adapt and maintain strength. The Texas icon touched on his future, commented on a potential run for Governor, and praised the work of Houston’s own HPD Chief Art Acevedo.

The interview wrapped up with an extremely touching personal message to the staff, board, partners, victims, and many supporters of Crime Stoppers of Houston in recognition of those who work in the “shadows.”

Crime Stoppers of Houston CEO and host of The Balanced Voice Podcast, Rania Mankarious, explained that the discussion with McConaughey was critically important and packed with encouraging messages for people of all ages and from all walks of life. She calls McConaughey’s book, Greenlights, “one of the best she’s read in some time”. The Crime Stoppers podcast team will be gifting one podcast listener with an autographed copy in the next few weeks. More information on this giveaway will be shared on The Balanced Voice Podcast Instagram page. Make sure you follow!

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