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Kansas GOP primary win 2 years after son's water slide death

 

August 9, 2018



TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas state representative who won the Republican primary for secretary of state on the second anniversary of his 10-year-old son's death on a giant water slide says it was a "day full of paradox."

The Kansas City Star reports that Rep. Scott Schwab, of Olathe, says he and his family didn't spend Tuesday "caring a whole lot about politics."

Schwab's son, Caleb Schwab, was decapitated on Aug. 7, 2016, when he was riding the 17-story Verruckt water slide at the Schlitterbahn park in Kansas City, Kansas.

Schwab said during his victory speech at an Overland Park hotel t...



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