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Monday January 24th


Alvin Howard is the CEO of Good Stewart Apparel, and is pictured with his products on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2022. 

Durham entrepreneur Alvin Howard fights cruelty, shame with Good Steward Apparel

Al Howard said the clothes his business sells are about stewardship, which he defined as "the rent we pay to take up space in this world.”  “Growing up, I always noticed how clothing was a great way of expressing who you are,” the Durham entrepreneur said. “I remember going through donated clothes at a shelter trying to find something that would make me feel a little bit better about my situation.”

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