The long road to recovery begins


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November 14, 2019 - 10:37 AM

It wasn’t until Monday — a full nine days after an explosion leveled her house and critically injured her husband, Max — that Beth Houk was able to see the devastation firsthand.

Beth wasn’t home the day of the Nov. 2 explosion. She was with her mother and aunt at a wedding three hours away.

“And I just went straight to the hospital when I got the call,” she said in a telephone interview Wednesday from her husband’s hospital room in Kansas City.

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