Bill Tammeus

Bill Tammeus, a former award-winning faith columnist for The Kansas City Star, writes the "Faith Matters" blog for The Star's Web site and a monthly column for Flatland, KCPT-TV's digital magazine. His latest book is Love, Loss and Endurance: A 9/11 Story of Resilience and Hope in an Age of Anxiety. Email him at

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