Thomas Allen (right) a third-shift kitchen supervisor at the KU Hospital cafeteria, uses his background as a minister at a local church to comfort late-night customers who are struggling with their loved ones’ hospitalization. Allen and Jake Presnell of St. Joseph shared a hug recently. Rich Sugg rsugg@kcstar.com
Thomas Allen (right) a third-shift kitchen supervisor at the KU Hospital cafeteria, uses his background as a minister at a local church to comfort late-night customers who are struggling with their loved ones’ hospitalization. Allen and Jake Presnell of St. Joseph shared a hug recently. Rich Sugg rsugg@kcstar.com

KU Hospital’s late-night cook/minister nourishes bodies, comforts spirits

May 19, 2017 12:31 PM