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Very Important People

Gail Klapper, veteran political activist

Everybody seems to know who Gail Klapper is — she’s been a player on Colorado’s political, social, policy and educational scene for decades. The tough question,...

Rev. Leon Kelly, Moses in the land of gangsters

REV. Leon Kelly is on speakerphone in his downtown office, speaking to a man in another city. As his visitors wait for him to finish the call, it becomes apparent that...

Ryan Warner, familiar voice on Colorado Public Radio

RYAN WARNER is early. Sitting patiently in the foyer, his translucent eyes absorb the minutest detail. Once the clock hits 9:30 a.m., he extends a firm hand and greets...

Julie Geller’s journey {VIDEO}

JULIE Geller took lessons in piano (“terrible”), flute (“horrible”) and voice (“abysmal”) as a kid. But an encounter with a C chord in the 10th grade awakened...

Ruth & Jack Cohen, transplant and life partners

Cohen answers the front door before the bell rings. “This is Wally,” he introduces the white barking dog in his arms. “He’s really sweet, but he’s a little...

Marshall Zelinger, broadcast journalist

winning 7NEWS Denver reporter Marshall Zelinger may have gotten his formal training as a journalist in J School at CU-Boulder, but the most important skill that he uses...

Max & Elaine Appel, a GLOing relationship

and Elaine Appel have been partners since the moment they met. Max was an upper classman at CU in 1956 and Elaine was a freshman. Max, a campus activist, was putting up...

Justice William Hood, Colorado Supreme Court

Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center in the heart of Denver is the kind of place that could go to your head. Everything about the neoclassical structure that opened in...

Cantor Weiss and wife Roz committed to chazzanut, one-on-one outreach

Cantor Moshe and Roz Weiss are one of those couples who have been together so long and know each other so well that they finish each other’s sentences. Roz knows as...

Allison Winn survived a malignant brain tumor and is now helping others

Allison Winn is 13. For some parents, the age alone signals trouble. But Allison — a slight girl with cool glasses and sleek dark hair — is bright, reserved,...