06/21/17  •  Des Moines

Pretty fly for a white guy

In rural Missouri, Allen Vaughan’s friends just didn’t get it when he started to proclaim his love for rap music. But when a love became an obsession, Vaughan set down a path that — unbeknownst to him — would shape the rest of his life.

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Allen Vaughan

As the consumer experience director at The Des Moines Register, Allen is a top newsroom leader involved in digital/print production, events and sports. Next month is his 10th wedding anniversary and he has two young daughters. A former boss’ impersonation of him went something like, "Rap. Sports. Sports. Rap. Sports. Journalism."

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