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Kansas City Inspires a Hometown Writer

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Kansas City Inspires a Hometown Writer

Kansas City Inspires a Hometown Writer

Kansas City Inspires a Hometown Writer

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Kansas City author Whitney Terrell talks about how his Midwestern hometown lured him back from the bright lights of New York City and inspired his latest work.

In his new book, The King of Kings County, Terrell tells the story how race and growth, and the rise of the suburbs changed Kansas City. Terrell says the past described in his book is not the city's future, which is undergoing urban renaissance.

Terrell talks to Alex Chadwick about his work and growing up in Kansas City.

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