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Old 11-15-2013, 02:22 AM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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Karen and Adam Owens never imagined they'd adopt multiple kids. But the death of their son, Gavin, dramatically shifted the lives of the 33-year-olds, who live outside of Reading, Pa.

Gavin, who would have turned 7 this year, was 3 and a half years old when he died from a degenerative mitochondrial disease an experience that left the couple, along with their grief, aching for the chance to nurture other sick kids.

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