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Leo: My Life
Leo the Cheerleader
Leo the Cheerleader
Leo: My Life

I’m Leo and I am 45 years old. I have lived at Homes of Hope for 16 years. I am working at Eureka. I have worked there for three years. I love the St. Louis Cardinals. I like to clean and do house work. I love my family. My best friend and cousin is Tony. I’m the baby of the family. I have five siblings. My oldest sister is Margaret. She lives in Washington. Her birthday is September 16. She is married to Gary A. She has two sons and two daughters. Marie is another sister. She is married to Gary D. They have two daughters. She lives in El Paso. My brother’s name is Jim. He is not married. He has two daughters and one son. He lives in Leroy. Next is my sister Francine. She is married to Mark and they have one daughter and one son. She also lives in Leroy. Patty is my last sibling. She is adopted. She was married to Denny. She had one son. Patty lives in Leroy. My mom’s name is Theresa. She was married to my dad, Jim. They got married on November 30, 1950. I have a girlfriend named Susan. We go to church at St. Patrick of Merna.

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Patrick Manion, United States, IL
4/3/2013 4:17:43 PM
Good luck!

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