Chris Kelly shows he's also a pal

Friday, April 9, 2010 | 4:27 p.m. CDT; updated 7:26 p.m. CDT, Friday, April 9, 2010

Rep. Chris Kelly, D-Columbia, spent his Friday morning reading aloud to children at the MU Child Development Lab.

The facility provides an educational setting as well as a teaching and research laboratory for MU students, faculty and staff.




Ryan Whithaus, right, smacks his lips as Rep. Chris Kelly, D-Columbia, reads aloud "Gingerbread Baby." No doubt the subject matter led Whithaus to start thinking about lunch.
Children enjoy their guest reader, Rep. Chris-Kelly, D-Columbia, who visited the MU Child Development Lab on Friday.
From left, Nathan Boren, Minoo Jang, and Ryan Whithaus listen as Rep. Chris Kelly, D-Columbia, reads aloud. Each child chose a book for Kelly to read to the group.

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