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Keeping Dominic’s memory alive

Rick, Andrew and Cheryl Cardarelli

In 2011, after several years of trying to start a family, Rick and Cheryl Cardarelli, of Stow, became pregnant with their first son, Dominic. On Nov. 11, 2011, following a normal pregnancy, the Cardarellis’ “lives stopped” when Dominic was stillborn at 36 weeks.