When snow falls, the steep slope at 57th and Brookside, known for decades as Suicide Hill, is a favorite place for neighborhood kids to go sledding, but a neighborhood resident wants to change the name. Alyvia Elliot lives at the bottom of that hill. She lost her husband to suicide in April.
Sunday, September 08, 2019
Newspeak: Overprotective Lady Demands Kansas City 'Suicide Hill' Rebrand
The sledding spot implicitly teaches youngsters about danger in the real world and offers a fun way to confront the tragic truism that sometimes people make self-destructive decisions. Even more interestingly, those decisions can seem entertaining . . . Here's a look at a lady exploited by "public" radio for her off-beat opinion. Take a look: