In Sedalia, each to his own dreams

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 | 12:21 p.m. CDT; updated 9:06 a.m. CDT, Monday, May 7, 2012

SEDALIA — The American Next project is prompting me to get beyond Columbia and meet people who live different lives and have different attitudes and expectations. Here are some of the things I heard during an early trip to Sedalia, where I met three young professionals and asked them to define their American Dream: