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Leo KovarLeopold J. Kovar

Leopold J. Kovar was born in Brainard, Nebraska March 13, 1935. A 1956 graduate of the University of Nebraska, he served in the Army and did graduate work at the Universities of Pennsylvania and California-Berkeley. He worked in the Social Security Administration in Philadelphia and participated in workshops led by Albert Benzwei at Theater Center Philadelphia. He took an early retirement to return to Nebraska to take care of elderly parents and, since their deaths, has worked as a substitute teacher. He wrote and acted in 5 comic melodramas for David City’s Vaudeville Days celebration. He has written novels, short stories, and poetry but has never paid much attention to publishing. For 55 years he has recorded daily observations and opinions about the world around him. He and his wife, Martha, live in a converted school house on his family farm. He has five children, thirteen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. In 2007 and 2008 two short plays, Natural Selection and Good Mothers, were accepted and read at the Great Plains Theatre Conference in Omaha.

No Lost Souls

Henry, an abrasive man with a troubled history, finds a unique way to secure a companion. Chris, a young man, never expected to find himself in this contentious relationship. Is it real?