This week’s Hometown Hero, presented by Hendrick Southpoint, is Luis Royo! A deacon at St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Chapel Hill for well over a decade, Royo also provides pastoral and ministerial support to Spanish-speaking communities and works with social justice organizations and volunteers his time and effort to improve conditions for people across Orange County!

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