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By Tom Ferrall
Staff Writer 

Widows get early Valentine's Day treat at Sweetheart's Banquet


Last updated 2/16/2018 at 7:51pm

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Mike and Dee McReynolds treat widows to an evening of dinner and entertainment at their Fallbrook home Feb. 10. The McReynolds have been hosting their Sweetheart's Banquet every other year since 1998.

Forty widows enjoyed an early Valentine's Day celebration at the Fallbrook home of Mike and Dee McReynolds Feb. 10, when the couple hosted their 11th biennial Sweetheart's Banquet.

"Years ago it lay on me that the Lord says take care of the widows and the orphans," said Mike McReynolds in explaining how the Sweetheart's Banquet came about in 1998. "There are plenty of people around that take care of the cuddly little kids and orphans but there's nobody that really takes care of the widows.

"So my wife and I said, 'let's do something about that,'" continued McReynolds. "I mean, just because...

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