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Townspeople Line Streets In Holton Against Protesters

KSCB News - April 28, 2011 8:31 am

Residents lined the streets of a northeast
Kansas town to shield mourners on their way to a funeral for a
family killed last week in a plane crash.
The Spencers and their daughters, Chase and Ansley, died Friday
when a plane piloted by Richard Spencer crashed in a field near
Topeka. The family was flying from Scott City, in western Kansas,
to visit Amy Spencer’s family for Easter.
Members of Topeka’s Westboro Baptist Church had announced plans
to picket the funeral home and church Wednesday in Holton.Townspeople lined the streets to protect the mourners from the sight of the protest.
Loved ones plan to bury the four plane crash victims in Scott
City this weekend.

 

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