FlatlandKC: A Good-Hearted Artist Meets His Moment During Pandemic

Kar Woo carries two phones. Both buzz incessantly these days — one from people seeking his help, the other from friends concerned about his welfare.

The calls for assistance come from police officers, hospital nurses, shelter operators and agents at Kansas City’s Greyhound bus terminal. Anyone with a lost soul on their hands and the COVID-19 virus on their minds. 

Like many other people, Woo is supposed to be working from home while the virus remains a threat. He isn’t doing a good job of that, which explains the calls of concern.