Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg made stops in West and Waco on Wednesday as part of his “Mark’s Year of Travel” campaign.
“I met young moms in West who moved back to their town because they want their kids to be raised with the same values they grew up with. And I met with ministers in Waco who are helping their congregations find deeper meaning in a changing world,” a post on the campaign’s Facebook page from Zuckerberg’s account states.
Pictures posted to Mission Waco executive director Jimmy Dorrell’s Facebook page show Zuckerberg meeting with a group of local pastors at the World Cup Cafe.
“It was a fun and meaningful conversation with a young man who has changed the world’s communication patterns,” the post accompanying the photos states.
Zuckerberg’s days in Texas included a trip to the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo, his first visit to a rodeo, according to a post on the “Mark’s Year of Travel” page.
“In many ways, I still don’t have a clear sense of Texas,” the most recent post states. “This state is complex, and everyone has a lot of layers — as Americans, as Texans, as members of a local community, and even just as individuals. But this trip has helped me understand just how important community is and how we’re all just looking for something we can trust.”