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Aug. 12, 2020: Coming Out At Age 90; Rep. Leslie Herod On VP Pick Kamala Harris

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A friend dyed part of Ken Felts’s hair blue and pink. After a lifetime of dressing conservatively, he has a new array of rainbow clothing. It makes him happy to wear it.

Ken Felts, of Arvada, described himself as a “closet gay” for most of his life. But at age 90, he’s come out. Then, Rep. Leslie Herod co-chaired Kamala Harris’ Colorado presidential campaign — her reaction to Harris’ nomination as vice president. And, a look back on the first woman nominated to the position. Plus, why sunsets seem more vivid during wildfires.