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Frank White's Ugly Divorce from Royals

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KANSAS CITY -- Sometimes good things go bad. Nobody wants it to happen. Everybody tries to make it work. But sometimes good things go bad anyway. And you look back and realize that this is price of the years ... and being human.

Frank White sits on a stage in the basement of a Kansas City library. The huge room overflows with people. There must be 500 people squeezing in here. An overflow crowd sits upstairs, maybe another 100 or so, and they can watch Frank White talk on a large television. Another 100 or 150 loiter the hallway between. They cannot see White. They can hear him, though. They are listening to their childhood.

"I'm not bitter," Frank White says. 

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