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Hatch-and-match stuns congregation

by Paul Wilkinson

Posted: 03 Oct 2014 @ 12:25

THE congregation had just settled down in St Nicholas's, in the north Yorkshire village of Husthwaite, for the baptism of four-month-old Harry Thornton, when the priest announced that Harry's parents' marriage was the first item on the day's order of service.

The stunned silence lasted only briefly before the guests broke into spontaneous cheers.

Apart from the baby's mother, Yvonne Dennis, and father, Andrew Thornton, the only people who knew the secret were the Vicar, ...

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Fri 31 Jul 15 @ 18:59
@steveLIVS @RhodesWriter @c_of_e It wasn't our data, it was a survey by the British Election Study. HS

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