03/16/2013 02:53 pm ET

Hundred-Year-Old Baptism Gown Connects Family To Irish Roots

Few things in life can last 100 years, and still serve to connect a family through generations. For Palatine resident Pat Fluhler, that connection has been a baptism gown that has been worn by 29 of her family members, spanning four generations on two continents.

On March 10, Briley Ann McReynolds of Rolling Meadows, Fluhler’s granddaughter, was baptized at St. John United Church of Christ in Palatine.

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