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Friday, September 09, 2005

Just Don't All Sit on His Lap at Once

From ksl.com (of Salt Lake City, Utah):

Utah Man Celebrates Being a Grandpa 140 Times

September 9th, 2005 @ 4:07pm

Brooke Walker Reporting

Sunday is National Grandparents day and most grandparents would agree, there is a special joy that comes in filling that role. Brooke Walker introduces us to a Utah man who has felt that joy 140 times.

Today Homer Whitlock won a contest for having the most grandkids -- something he couldn't be more proud of. Homer told us he never thought he would live to be 87-years old. But looking back on it, he's sure glad he did.

While the names don't always come, Homer can tell you something special about nearly every one of his 140 grandchildren.

Homer Whitlock: "It's a lot easier than you think. If you can remember a few, they just come naturally. I can name most of them but it takes a while some times."

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