In memory of a son, money raised to build a church

Sunday, August 3, 2008 | 9:49 p.m. CDT; updated 9:55 p.m. CDT, Sunday, August 3, 2008

COLUMBIA — Scott Laws had a heart for Romania and its people. He spent his summers there as a teenager and became fluent in the language, so much so that the Romanian people thought he was a local.