"Judy" The Kendall Kohr Story Based on a True Story

Marilyn Bailey Mbailey231952@att.net 1294067007547


20th Century (multiple decades)

Marilyn Bailey

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"Judy" The Kendall Kohr story is the story of how a mentally challenged boy brought together a very diverse neighborhood and his special relationships with Judy and Firehouse #23.



Short Summary

Kendall was bullied as a young child so did not complete school. As he became older he was missing interaction with people so he began walking the diverse (Italian, Whites, Irish, Mexican and Polish) neighborhoods; developing relationships with everyone, enriching both their lives and Kendall's.

Kendall's parents and friend Judy died. Firehouse #23 adopted him. Through the years the neighborhood changed and was full of drugs and thugs. Kendall was beaten for $2. He died from complications at age 62. Over 2500 people from the old neighborhoods attended his funeral.


Northeast Neighborhood in Kansas City, Missouri USA

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise


Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message

Mature Audience Themes

Sexual Abuse

Main Character Details

Name: Kendall Kohr

Age: 66

Gender: Male

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Adventurous, Funny, Gracious, Insecure, Underdog, Uneducated, Naive

Additional Character Details

Name: Judy

Age: 19

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Gracious, Strong Moral Code, Empathetic

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About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 55+

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2019

Hard Copy Available



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