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Great men and women, like great cities, are not born. On the contrary, they are forged in the flames of trial and error. Built upon a strong foundation of purpose and grit, they dare to raise themselves to great heights, to stand triumphant over adversity and critics alike.

Entrepreneur Dustin Blocker isn't just cutting records for local musicians he's pressing them too. See how Hand Drawn Records and Hand Drawn Pressing created the most advanced vinyl pressing facility in the world in Addison. None

Great men and women, like great cities, are not born. On the contrary, they are forged in the flames of trial and error. Built upon a strong foundation of purpose and grit, they dare to raise themselves to great heights, to stand triumphant over adversity and critics alike.

Great men and women, like great cities, begin with dreams and end up inspiring them. And like great cities, they all have a story to tell.

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Entrepreneurs Allison and Stephen Ellsworth left their jobs in oil and gas have tapped into the beverage market in a big way. See how their passion for fresh ingredients and even fresher flavor combinations have landed their product first place at the nat WFAA

FEED THE HUNGRY JUST BY GOING TO YOUR FAVORITE RESTAURANTS? YEP, NICK MARINO JR. HAS AN APP FOR THAT. 

Feed the hungry just by going to your favorite restaurants? Yep, Nick Marino Jr. has an app for that. See how he and Tango Tab are Shaping DFW. WFAA

FROM MUSIC TO FASHION TO THE ARTS, AMBER LAFRANCE IS HELPING SHAPE NORTH TEXAS' NEXT GENERATION OF TALENT AND SHAPING DFW ALONG THE WAY.

Cadillac Shaping:DFW Amber LaFrance WFAA

PEEYR IS SHAPING:DFW ONE YOUNG MIND AT A TIME

After dropping out of school, Gautam Bhargava still put a high value on getting a good education, so he founded Peeyr to offer tutoring to lower income students. See how he's sharing his love of learning and shaping McKinney's tech scene at the same time. WFAA

THE HEIMS ARE SHAPING FORT WORTH ONE DELICIOUS BAR B Q PLATE AT A TIME

Restaurateurs and Entrepreneurs Travis and Emma Heim found their passion for Bar B Q at a young age and they're more than happy to share it with the people of Fort Worth. Their place in the brisket hall of fame is all but sealed, but that wasn't always WFAA

JON ALSUP IS CHANGING THE WAY THE WORLD CHECKS IN

Entrepreneur, Jon Alsup is a rising star in the North Texas tech scene. His game changing app, Open Key is makes checking into your hotel a breeze, but his road to the top hasn't always been easy. WFAA


JAMEY AND MELISSA ICE ARE FIXING UP FORT WORTH ONE HOUSE AND ONE LIFE AT A TIME.

Shaping DFW: Ice WFAA

ERIC PULIDO AND MCKENZIE SMITH OF THE BAND MIDLAKE ARE TURNING THEIR SUCCESS ON THE STAGE INTO SUCCESS IN BUSINESS, AND ARE HELPING SHAPE THE TOWN OF DENTON.

Shaping DFW: Meet the band Midlake None

CHERYL "ACTION" JACKSON IS FEEDING THE HUNGRY IN PLANO AND SHAPING THE WAY WE LOOK AT THOSE IN NEED.

Cadillac and WFAA are teaming up to introduce you to the men and women who are Shaping:DFW. Meet, Cheryl "Action" Jackson who's feeding the hungry in Plano and shaping the way we look at those in need None

EVERY STORY HAS TWO SIDES - DALLAS ARTIST JEREMY BIGGERS TELLS US HIS

There's two sides to every story - Dallas Artist, Jeremy Biggers tells us his. None

ENTREPRENEUR FLEETWOOD HICKS WANTS YOU TO SIT BACK, RELAX, AND ENJOY THE RIDE

Entrepreneur Fleetwood Hicks wants you to sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride None

JULIE MCCULLOUGH HAS STITCHED TOGETHER THE DALLAS FASHION COMMUNITY

Julie McCullough has stitched together the Dallas fashion community None

CHEF CHAD HOUSER IS SHAPING THE WAY DALLAS DINES TOGETHER

Chef Chad Houser is shaping the way Dallas dines together. None

BRAD OLDHAM SCULPTURE IS LITERALLY SHAPING DFW

See how Brad Oldham Sculpture is literally Shaping DFW. None

THE TECH WILDCATTERS ARE SHAPING THE WAY BUSINESS IS DONE IN DOWNTOWN DALLAS

See how the Tech Wildcatters are shaping the way business is done in Downtown Dallas. None

JUSTIN "JUSTUS" MOHRLE IS SHAPING THE SOUND OF DALLAS HIP-HOP

Justus is shaping the sound of Dallas Hip-Hop. None

TERRENCE AND TIME MAIDEN ARE SHAPING THE WAY WE LOOK AT SOUTHERN DALLAS

Terrence and Time Maiden are shaping the way we look at Southern Dallas. None

CHEF MATT McCALLISTER IS SHAPING THE WAY DFW EATS OUT

Chef Matt McCallister is Shaping the way DFW eats out. None

THE GOOD FELLOWS AT TX WHISKEY ARE GIVING YOU A TASTE OF FORT WORTH

The good fellows at TX Whiskey are giving you a taste of Ft. Worth. None

FASHION DESIGNER ABI FERRIN IS SHAPING THE FASHION WORLD IN DALLAS AND SHAPING LIVES ACROSS THE GLOBE

See how Abi Ferrin is shaping the fashion world in Dallas and shaping lives across the globe None

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