“Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies,” a Pulitzer Prize-winning book, becomes an amazing documentary. Every so often, we encounter a story that reaffirms my belief that our country, our world, is, in fact, heading in the right direction.
“You know what you should write about …,” my brother began. I sighed. Several years of unsolicited suggestions flashed through my head. Not all of them were bad ideas but none was a good idea for me. I usually thank people and decline politely.
The First Baptist Church of Olathe held a prayer vigil Friday to honor the victims of Wednesday's shooting at Austins Bar & Grill, which is across the street at the church. In a possible hate crime, Adam W. Purinton, 51, allegedly shot and killed Srinivas Kuchibhotla, 32, Overland Park and injured Alok Madasani, 32, of Overland Park as well as another bar patron, 24-year-old Ian Grillot, who tried to help.
Jill ToyoshibaThe Kansas City Star
Hundreds cram into church to honor victims of Olathe shooting
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