Sara Willa ErnstNews Fellow
Sara is NHPR's Couch Fellow for Innovation, working in the newsroom and on NHPR's Creative Production Unit.
NHPR is Sara's fourth public radio newsroom. She previously interned at NPR, Nashville Public Radio and WBUR Boston. She graduated from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.
The governor of Texas wants hormone therapy for transgender kids classified as child abuse. One family is nervous that they may now become targets, but they don't want to leave the state.
Pediatric COVID-19 hospitalizations have more than quadrupled in Texas in the last two weeks. Already understaffed hospitals are now seeing high COVID attrition too, and asking for help.