Kimberly Wencl

Kimberly Wencl is a retired wife/mother living in Southern Minnesota. In addition to her volunteer activities with church, hospice and Salvation Army she also writes and speaks on grief, loss and transformation.

The Letter No Comments

It was August 30, 2006 and there it was. The article on fatal off-campus house fires was on the front page of that day’s edition of USA TODAY. I had been so pleased to receive a call, some three weeks earlier, from a reporter working on the story. They had done extensive research on all the fatal off-campus house fires across the country since 2000, and the article would run just in time for college students moving into off-campus housing for the upcoming school year. It was everyone’s hope that this article would keep other college kids from making the mistakes of…

Continue Reading »