Kingston’s most soulful street angel

Kevin “K” Sampson has been walking the streets of Kingston since he was toddling. He never fails to offer a smile and a wave for anyone willing to receive it. Sampson is most often seen strolling the streets of Uptown, and is also recognized from his work as a crossing guard and security officer from 1977 until he retired in 1994.

Carrie Jones Ross: Where were you born and raised?

Kevin Sampson: I grew up in Kingston. Came in 1968 from Montvale. I went off and on to Kingston Hospital having surgeries. In 1974, I went to Memorial Hospital in . . .


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