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Trademark Suit Dashes Hopes of Lawrence Company that Hired Homeless Workers

Lawrence resident Shine Adams founded Sun Cedar to help people down on their luck. He is pictured here using a scroll saw, one of the company's pieces of carpentry equipment. (Photo by Dan Margolies)

A couple of years ago, 41-year-old Shine Adams, a recovering alcoholic, started a nonprofit company in Lawrence to help people down on their luck. The small company, Sun Cedar, seemed to be doing well by doing good. But then, everything changed. As reporter Dan Margolies tells us, Sun Cedar got ensnared in a legal mess.

Dan Margolies is an attorney and a reporter for KCUR Radio.

Lawrence Start-Up Sun Cedar Sued Out of Existence... for Now


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