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Cover Story - June 12, 2009

Dad to hundreds

A Father's Day salute to a Danville couple who have fostered 410 children, hoping to be a bridge to a better life

by Susan Astbury

The term "empty nesters" will never apply to Danville couple Deanna and Dave Mitchell. Not only have they raised two children of their own, but they have been parents to 410 foster children.

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Posted by Citizen Paine, a resident of Danville
on Jun 15, 2009 at 4:38 pm

One word: WOW! And a few more -- thanks for living a life of service to others. I will bet you'd say you've gotten more than you gave, but you've given more than most -- what a rich and rewarding life!

WOW all over again.