Desert Vista senior Danny Gavin returned to the Thunder after playing for a club team, partly because of the death of his mother, Connie.
Desert Vista sophomore Hannah Gavin has three older brothers but really her toughness and competitivness comes from her mother, Connie.
Desert Vista sophomore Hannah Gavin and the family have used soccer as common family bond in dealing with the lost of her mother to cancer.
The Gavin family, including son Danny, Tyler and Scott, along with their father Joe, are dealing with the loss of their mom/wife Connie, who died Nov. 1 from pancreatic cancer, by keeping soccer the focus as they all went to see baby sister, Hannah, play for Desert Vista.
Republican Presidential candidates Ron Paul, Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich square off in the GOP debate inside the Mesa Arts Center, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012.
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