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Do-over Dads

The first batch of kids is grown and gone, but these men are becoming fathers again at 50, 60, and 70. How a second chance at fatherhood is changing men -- and both sets of families.

Frank Shorr (standing), who is 56, has three children. Daughter Lindsay (not shown), 26, is a lawyer in New York. Her half-siblings David (left), 12, and Bailey, 7, live at home in Swampscott with their dad and mom, Pam Shorr, 48.
Frank Shorr (standing), who is 56, has three children. Daughter Lindsay (not shown), 26, is a lawyer in New York. Her half-siblings David (left), 12, and Bailey, 7, live at home in Swampscott with their dad and mom, Pam Shorr, 48. (Globe Photo / Lisa Poole) Globe Photo / Lisa Poole
By Carlene Hempel
November 6, 2005

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THE YOUNGER "TROPHY WIFE," MARRIED TO A MAN SOMETIMES decades her senior, has long been the subject of speculation and gossip, satire and study. But husbands in these marriages haven't spent as much time on the cultural radar - though the famous ones certainly make the tabloids when, like Robin Williams or Joe Piscopo, they trade in an older wife ... (Full article: 2622 words)

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