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Jon and Kate Plus 8 Ask For Privacy During Divorce

When Times Get Tough Do You Think Back to the Past?

Last night TLC aired, Jon & Kate Plus 8: The First 10 Years, a retrospective about the couple and their children. While last week's Big Announcement was a tearjerker, this special was equally sad. It was not because it focused on the demise of Jon and Kate's marriage and the breakup of the family, but because it showcased their happiest times with home videos, clips of the honeymooners in Disney World and welcoming the twins and sextuplets. It featured footage of them purchasing houses and making them homes filled with memories. There were scenes of the tensome laughing, vacationing, bonding and the parents in love. It was hard to watch without thinking about how much Jon and Kate are giving up in order to move on. While they will not be making public comments as they deal with their separation, do you think fewer parents would divorce if they stopped to remember the past and all the reasons they initially fell in love and what they accomplished in creating their children?

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