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The family that prays together... gets bigger and bigger: Meet devoutly Christian Mr and Mrs Bates and their EIGHTEEN children

In celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary in the First Congregational Church of Ann Arbor, Perry O. Ballard Jr., ’66, MA’67, and wife L. Annette, ’66, took their entire maize and blue-decked family on a safari in Tanzania. Back row: Becky Bates Ballard, Perry O. Ballard III, ’98; Lesli A. Ballard, ’92, MD’95, Christopher Ballard, ’89, JD’92; Front row: Annette and Perry (center), flanked by future Wolverines: Alina, Jackson, Katie, and Clara