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“Second Cousin Once Removed” by UNC alumnus Dr. Kenneth Toppell is the first in what he hopes to be a series of chilling, sarcastic murder mysteries. Photo courtesy of Toppell.

'I write, and then I hope': UNC alumnus Kenneth Toppell releases murder-mystery book

When Dr. Kenneth Toppell graduated UNC-Chapel Hill in 1963, he began an education and career in pulmonology. In his retirement, Toppell is exploring his passion for writing which brought the September release of his book, “Second Cousin Once Removed.”  “The last time I wrote was for The Daily Tar Heel in 1961,” Toppell said. “When I had time, I started writing again; but this time, fiction.”

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