'Dresses For Jake's Dates' Voted Top Story By NewsOn6.com Users

Wednesday, January 1st 2014, 6:54 pm
By: News On 6

The story of a Checotah family dealing with the loss of a child by creating a charity in his name was voted NewsOn6.com's top story of 2013.

Rick Wells shared the story of Jacob Dillon Garrett, the infant son of Joe and Sherill Garrett. The Garretts lost their son but used their grief to form Dresses for Jake's Dates, a living legacy that helps others.

NewsOn6.com users selected Jake's story among 12 other "feel good" stories that were covered over the last 12 months.

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Checotah Mom Honors Son's Memory With 'Dresses For Jake's Dates' was the clear winner with 5,622 votes or 37.28 percent.

Tulsa Couple Adopts Triplets, Finds Out They Are Expecting Twins was preferred by 4,017 voters or 26.74 percent.

A total of 2,423 people said Coweta Teen Rides Again Months After Terrible Motocross Crash was their favorite story of the year. That was a close finish with the Bixby Cheerleaders Rally To Support One Of Their Own Diagnosed With Cancer story that was tops with 2,375 NewsOn6.com users.