Kansas City stories

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President and Mrs. Truman
President and Mrs. Truman
arrive in Independence on
his return from Washington,
January 21, 1953.

There are a thousand stories in any city waiting to be told. These eight reminiscences written by Kansas Citians begin our quest for some of these stories.

This sampling comes from participants in the Kansas City Stories project, Spring 2008, where they learned how to craft their memories into true stories by professional writer and writing coach Michael Humphrey.

Visit our KC Stories page often to read new additions.

KC stories