Scribe sets up beauty of a meeting
By Steve Buckley
Saturday, May 31, 2008
DETROIT - One September night in 1987, Regina Hardy was watching the Miss America pageant on television when she found herself particularly moved by the responses of Miss Michigan, otherwise known as Kaye Lani Rae Rafko.
Hardy, who had recently learned she was expecting a baby, was also a Michigan native, born and raised in Detroit...
She named her baby K’Loni Thorpe.
Click here to read how sports and circumstance lead to their meeting 20 years later. [Photo by Matt Stone.]