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Lansing prison guard dies from coronavirus


WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — When Susan Robare learned on April 24 that her husband, a corrections officer at the prison in Lansing, had tested positive for the new coronavirus she had a gut feeling that he wouldn't survive.

"I think because his body's been through so much I just felt it," she told The Wichita Eagle.

In the past 10 years her husband, 61-year-old George "Bernie" Robare, had survived leukemia and a disease that caused him to have his esophagus removed. And when she was treated for breast cancer, he stayed by her side.

He was a "fighter," she said, but COVID-19 made him sicker than...

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