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After more than 80 years, birth mother and daughter reunite

MONROE, Wis. - For more than 80 years, Eileen Wagner kept a secret from her children. She thought it was the best way to protect all of them - not only the two kids she raised with her husband, but also a third child, whom she had given up for adoption in 1933 when she was a teenager.

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Just shy of 106, Fla. man shares his secret to longevity

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. - As a young child, he played on military trucks freshly back on U.S. soil after World War I. As a teenager, he says he shared the Yankee Stadium baseball diamond with Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig. As an adult, he spent a decade as the official printer for the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Ex-etiquette: Embarrassed by girlfriend's behavior

Q: My girlfriend and I were invited to a friend's Seder dinner for the Passover holiday, but the invitation fell through. My girlfriend has met my former wife several times and they appear to like each other, so she asked if we could go to her home for Passover dinner. I figured out a comfortable way to ask and she welcomed us.

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Ask Mr. Dad: Disneyland syndrome is for moms too

Dear Mr. Dad: I'm a divorced mom, and because of my past substance abuse issues, my ex-husband has primary physical custody of our children. I only get to see them on weekends and we miss each other terribly. I've been trying to make it up to them by filling every weekend with outings and activities. But I think I've made a mistake. More than anything, I want to just hang out with the kids, but every time I schedule some downtime, they complain that they're bored. What can I do?

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App review: Choose an instrument and join the band in sweet music-maker

Parents need to know that Melody Jams is a toddler-friendly music-making game. There's no wrong way to play, and there are no sharing options so kids can tap and explore on their own. The free download includes one music scene - in a garage. Other scenes are available as in-app purchases. No personal information is requested, and only anonymous usage data is collected. Full details can be found in the privacy policy.

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