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Celebrating 15 years of fatherhood

It was 15 years ago today that Ms. Danielle joined our family. It was the longest day of my life as doctors induced Beth into labor at 7 a.m and Danielle was delivered by emergency C-section some 12 hours later. Typical Danielle. She had wrapped the umbilical cord around her shoulder and wouldn’t come out. […]

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Celebrating our wild 15-year journey

It was 15 years ago today that I had an incredible stroke of luck and my wife Elizabeth actually said “I do.” It was a great ceremony that brought together two local families from St. Pius V Catholic Church, the Doderos and the Wurms.┬áSince then, we’ve added a few passengers to the journey, Danielle, Kristen […]

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Hooking a big fish for a big fan

  Thumbs up to Eric Kaye, the director of communications for the Angels, who helped engineer this meet and greet with Mike Trout and family friend Caitlin Lyle. Caitlin was recently diagnosed with leukemia. She’s battling it fine and doing well, but her dad wanted to keep her spirits high so we reached out to […]

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Boosting Caitlin’s spirits is job 1

Five Questions for Dan Lyle I recently learned our family friend Caitlin Lyle, was diagnosed with leukemia. It was a big shock to all of us. We’ve known Caitlin’s family for years through soccer. In fact, Caitlin was a three-year starter on the Troy High girls soccer team. She was in great shape and heading […]

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