Saturday, January 24, 2009

Who's Minding the Store?

Celebrate Kay Yow's uplifting life

By Yael T. Abouhalkah, Kansas City Star Editorial Page columnist

Ravaged by breast cancer, Kay Yow died Saturday. It's a sad day for basketball fans across the nation.

But the coach of the North Carolina State women's team had waged a two-decade fight against the disease worth celebrating.


I wouldn't call cancer "the disease worth celebrating". But then, I don't write editorials for a major newspaper.