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August 9, 2014 5:15 PM

Unspeakable pain: As many suffer in silence, a local initiative seeks to lift the shadows

For people who don’t suffer from it, chronic pain is impossible to see, difficult to diagnose and thus easy to doubt. So some living with chronic pain — by one estimate, as many as 42,000 people in the Kansas City area — don’t talk about it. An initiative called Relieving Pain in Kansas City faces an uphill public relations climb.

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