Today in the US, Halloween seems to have lost most of its spiritual connections. Some diverse voices in Kansas City share their experiences about the holiday and frightening stories from their cultures.
By Linda Sher
Kansas City, MO – First, a commentary by an Ahmad Safi, an Afghan-American, who provides a glimpse of how Halloween skipped a generation for him. Carolyn King voices a Native-American tale from the Muskogee Creek people of Oklahoma. An underworld story from Taiwanese and Buddhist culture from Jean Marie Hung. And a crying spirit from the Latino culture speaks to us through Kansas City writer Angela Cervantes.