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Melissa Treolo - June 2016
Ed Kempf, Shawnee resident and smiling familiar face at Snack Shak Phillips 66 gas station in Johnson County, is also a cancer patient currently receiving chemotherapy. Despite his stage 4 diagnosis, he has not stopped coming into work to open the store every morning of the week, arriving by 6 a.m.
Kempf claims having a place to go every day, helps him while undergoing treatment as it causes him to keep going. Kempf shares, "I run the register, do a little stocking...I tell you what, it's kept me alive. Because I have to get up and go."
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Original source: www.washingtontimes.com