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July 21, 2009

Classified Ad Dad

Alison Keenan found a husband and a father for her children in a newspaper ad. Not that she meant to.

In 1987, Alison was newly-divorced and needed a babysitter for her two boys. She looked through the classifieds. There she saw a phone number for someone named "Pat." When Alison discovered that Pat was a man she was nervous, but she met with him anyway. He took the job and moved into their apartment immediately. Nine months later, Pat Keenan stole their hearts, married Alison and adopted the boys.

They talk with Dick Gordon about how the babysitting job turned into romance and the first Father's Day when the boys acknowledged Pat as "Dad." This story originally aired on June 13, 2008.

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