Interesting bit of local history in this missive focused on a great many random burial spots across the metro and the value they hold among locals who often use them to thwart greedy developers.
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Hidden in plain sight, Kansas City's historic pocket cemeteries are survivors of urban encroachment and suburban sprawl, revitalized by the pulse of curiosity. Their resilience is thanks to local historians, faithful descendants, amateur sleuths and dedicated genealogists, working to piece together and honor the stories of people who lived and died in the area more than 100, 200, even 2,000 years ago.