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Giant Colon Stolen in KC is Recovered

Dr. Dan Dixon standing near the colon in a video provided by the University of Kansas Cancer Center.

A stolen colon is headed back to its rightful owners after it was recovered by Kansas City, Missouri, police. The giant, inflatable colon is used for cancer education. It was taken out of the back of a truck earlier this month.

The 10-foot-long educational prop had been headed to an event in Kansas City, Missouri. Now, KC police say they have it back, after a tip led them to the 10-foot-long colon in an abandoned house.

The theft attracted national media attention and donations to replace it. The Colon Cancer Coalition now hopes to have multiple colons traveling the country for educational purposes.

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