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Boy’s kin to mourn in private

Published: November 29, 2008
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11AThe biological family was barred from the funeral of a foster child accidentally hit by a car. However, relatives of John Gifford, 5, said the state Department of Human Services will let them hold a private service at the funeral home. While relatives are grateful for the chance to say goodbye, they have harsh criticism of the agency that took the boy in the first place. JOHNNY JOHNSON, STAFF WRITER