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Wednesday, October 6, 2004
Therapist at UMC dies after news of son's death

A University Medical Center employee died over the weekend, just days after learning her son, an Army specialist, was killed in Iraq.

Karen Unruh-Wahrer, a respiratory therapist supervisor at UMC, found out her son, 25-year-old Robert Oliver Unruh, was killed by enemy fire outside of Baghdad Sept. 25.

After seeing her son's body Saturday morning, 45-year-old Unruh-Wahrer collapsed in her kitchen that night, according to the Associated Press.

Her husband, Dennis Wahrer, also a respiratory therapist, and other family members tried to perform CPR on her but were unsuccessful. [Read article]

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'Zink' is more than average child's play

Sometimes even children's plays can involve heavy subject matter. A new play presented by the UA Educational Theatre Company tackles the difficulties of illness, death and being different, but with a lighthearted approach.

"Zink: The Myth, The Legend, The Zebra," is a play inspired by the short story written by Kelly Weil, who lost her battle with leukemia in 1993 at age 11.  [Read article]

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