He was born in Dayton, Ohio and
raised in Vermont. He's the flatlander in a family of sixth-generation
Vermonters. He was an "Air Force Brat," which probably explains a lot. Deke'sDad said he cost all of $8.50 -- "and worth every penny."
So here are his SURNAME LIST and his List of Individuals. And here's TheDeke himself.
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