Writer and artist José Faus isn't religious, but when he's looking for comfort, he says the Virgin Mary.
"It is, in a way, a nod to the things I've lost."
He came to Kansas City from Bogotá, Colombia, when he was just nine years old, not fully understanding he was leaving forever.
"I remember feeling so discombobulated. I really thought, Well, when are we going back home? And it just never came."