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Connections: Tony And Renee Colon Of Fuego Coffee Roasters

We sit down with a couple that is creating an unlikely small business success story. Tony failed out of college; Renee nearly died in a car accident and suffered a traumatic brain injury. Neither event stopped their pursuit of owning their own coffee company.

Today, Fuego Coffee Roasters has expanded to two locations, Tony is traveling the country to compete in barista competitions, and Renee is working with a group in Guatemala to help disadvantaged children. In studio:

  • Tony and Renee Colon, owners of Fuego Coffee Roasters
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Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.

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