MARK WORTH, 3, right, checks out the party food with his cousin Levi Dodgson, 3, at Mark's first birthday party after being adopted by Mike and Tara Worth. Mark was in an orphanage in Ukraine. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene


A special first birthday

By From page B1 | October 28, 2013

There was cake, ice cream and orange-and-green candy bugs that were gleefully grabbed by the children attending little Mark Worth’s birthday party Oct. 15, but perhaps the flavor that will most be appreciated as the 3-year-old child grows into adulthood will be the taste of freedom.

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