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University of Texas-Austin President Greg Fenves scored big points when the McCombs School of Business landed its newest visiting professor, internationally acclaimed author and speaker Brené Brown.

On Sunday, Brown was interviewed on vulnerability and courage by Bill Whitaker on "60 Minutes." The clip featured a cruise near the Hula Hut on Lake Austin in a boat captained by Brown's husband Steve Alley.


"We are neuro-biologically hardwired to be in connection with other people," said Brown, who has a huge social media following and a new podcast called "Unlocking Us." She launched the podcast in mid-March as the coronavirus epidemic took hold.

"I'm not sure about you," said Brown, "but this is my first effing global pandemic."

Mine too, and I've been around a couple decades longer than Brown.

Feeling vulnerable in Austin! Still working with Brené on the courage part.

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Part Two: Kaitlin Armstrong sought and captured, charged with murder of cyclist Moriah Wilson
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(Editor's note: this is part two of a two part Austonia series tracking the Dateline NBC investigation of Moriah Wilson's murder. Read part one here.)

After pro gravel biker Moriah "Mo" Wilson is gunned down in South Austin on May 11, police investigators develop a "person of interest," Austin's Kaitlin Armstrong, 34, a real estate agent, yoga teacher, amateur cyclist, and longtime girlfriend of Austin cyclist Colin Strickland.

Originally from Michigan, where a childhood friend described her as "fun loving" and "smart," Armstrong finished college and traveled the world studying yoga, in places like Iceland, Bali, and Mexico. She ended up in Austin where she met Colin Strickland. The two were business partners in a vintage trailer business, along with her own venture flipping houses. "Business partners and life partners," NBC said.

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