RAISING THE BOYS
Cassio Batteast became a biological father at the age of 18. But it wasn’t until his sister was deployed to Iraq and he took in his two young nephews, that he really became a father. The then 28–year-old quickly realized what it takes to be a full-time parent and how being a father, or father-figure, is important not just for the kids, but the community at large.
'TIL DEATH DO US PART
Kat Walker is a pharmacist who helped make a dying cancer patient's dream come true. She talks with Dick Gordon about the wedding she planned - in less than 24 hours. The ceremony helped validate Kat’s choice to go above-and-beyond in her job and brought new meaning to the words “…‘til death do us part.” (Music in this story: "All You Need is Love" Performed by John Lennon from the album Yellow Submarine and the "Wedding March" by Richard Wagner from the opera "Lohengrin")