Grace Packer's biological parents fought to keep her. Rose and Rodney Hunsicker battled Berks County child-welfare officials for two to three years to keep their children, according to their attorney at the time. They did not want to lose custody of Grace and her two siblings.
Radnor Township authorities have asked Delaware County prosecutors to take over a local criminal probe in which a former Main Line politician has been charged with fondling a 103-year-old woman in a nursing home before Christmas.
Maria Panaritis is a metro regional reporter. She has been an award-winning business writer and columnist, investigative reporter, and immigration beat writer, and has traveled nationally and internationally since joining the Inquirer as a city-news journalist in 1998. Of interest to her in recent years is writing about declining incomes and fortunes since the economic crash.