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Monday, March 19th, 2012
Open adoption allows teen to grow up with two families
By Shelley Grieshop
Editors note: The last name of the adopted child and her adoptive family were not used in the story at their request.
An untimely birth 15 years ago led to a unique union of two families 300 miles apart.
Rachel, a premature infant born to an unwed Fort Recovery teen, was adopted by a Michigan couple through an open adoption arrangement. The two families have shared numerous events in Rachel's life since her birth in 1996. [More]
Obituaries on March 19th, 2012
Kathleen Y. Gossard, 64, of St. Marys, died at 8:35 p.m. March 16, 2012, in the emergency department at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Melanie Sue Fella, 60, New Weston, died March 17, 2012.
Arrangements are pend [More]
Carol J. Selhorst, 84, St. Henry, died at 11:35 p.m. March 17, 2012, at the Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Virgil C. Behr, 63, of St. Marys, died at 9:55 p.m. March 16, 2012, at his residence. [More]
Deborah Lee Kimball, 63, of Celina, died at 4:30 a.m. March 17, 2012, at her home. [More]
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