Manute Bol http://kcur.org en Public Memorial Remembers Manute Bol http://kcur.org/post/public-memorial-remembers-manute-bol <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-534fd96b89bf5-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-534fd96b89bf5-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="534fd96b89bf5-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-912151.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, Missouri – Friends, family, and those who'd never met the towering former NBA center remembered Manute Bol as a thrilling shot-blocker, an inspiring leader, and humanitarian.</p> Sun, 11 Jul 2010 19:21:46 +0000 Laura Ziegler 6815 at http://kcur.org Public Memorial Remembers Manute Bol Family Of Manute Bol Tries To Make Funeral Plans http://kcur.org/post/family-manute-bol-tries-make-funeral-plans <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-534fd96b86b23-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-534fd96b86b23-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="534fd96b86b23-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-909114.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, Missouri – The family of former NBA center Manut Bol is trying to figure out where they will hold a memorial for the basketball legend. The family would like to have a memorial in Kansas City, but Bol's final resting place will be Southern Sudan. He told a cousin he wanted to be buried next to his father in his village of Turlei.</p> Sun, 20 Jun 2010 17:01:24 +0000 Laura Ziegler 6742 at http://kcur.org Family Of Manute Bol Tries To Make Funeral Plans Basketball Legend Manute Bol Dies In Virginia Hospital http://kcur.org/post/basketball-legend-manute-bol-dies-virginia-hospital <p>Kansas City, MO – Basketball legend and record-breaking shot blocker Manute Bol died this morning at the age of 47. He'd been suffering from a number of problems at the time of his death. According to his family,the latest problem was internal bleeding - a complication from the rare skin disease, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome. Bol had been transferred to a burn unit in Charlottesville the day after his return from his native Sudan. Bol lived now with his wife and children in Olathe, Kansas.</p> Sat, 19 Jun 2010 15:40:16 +0000 Laura Ziegler 6741 at http://kcur.org Basketball Legend Manute Bol Dies In Virginia Hospital Manute Bol Hospitalized In Virginia On Way Back To Olathe http://kcur.org/post/manute-bol-hospitalized-virginia-way-back-olathe <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-534fd96b7d46c-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-534fd96b7d46c-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="534fd96b7d46c-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-902696.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, Mo. – Washington Bullets legend Manute Bol is in a Northern Virginia hospital this week. Doctors believe Bol received medicine in Kenya for pain, without proper instructions. Bol is suffering from acute kidney failure and a rare skin disease that has caused peeling on 10% of his body.</p> Tue, 18 May 2010 04:52:46 +0000 Laura Ziegler 6633 at http://kcur.org Manute Bol Hospitalized In Virginia On Way Back To Olathe