I've been sitting on this article for a while because I was afraid it might be TOO personal for this space. But if it helps even one person who's going through their own dark days, it's worth the vulnerability.
A few months ago, my nephew, Kendall Short, spent part of his Christmas break taking a solo trip to donate to Public Service Departments in Kansas City, Memphis and New Orleans. Here’s why he chose to do it and a few highlights from his journey.
Our good friend, Tanya Craig, whose student essays we featured here, welcomed KMBC Channel 9 News into her classroom for a story on how she incorporates inspirational messages and building self esteem into her lessons.