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KC Girlfriends Book Club

By Ty Chandler

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Kansas City, MO – There are dozens of book clubs around the Kansas City area catering to various interests. Even if that doesn't peak yours, it does seem that adults have a little more trouble making friends then we did as children. KCUR's Ty Chandler visits the KC Girlfriends Bookclub, a group started by women new to Kansas City.

Ty also speaks to Deborah Smith, a sociologist and Director of the Family Studies Program at UMKC, about why she thinks friendships are just as important, if not more important, than love relationships.

This story originally aired in May, 2007 on KC Currents. To listen on your own schedule, sign up for the KC Currents Podcast .

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