The Mabins family enjoys what most call the American Dream

July 7, 2012 | 6:00 a.m. CDT
The Mabins family shares pizza in their kitchen after a late night basketball game. By most standards, the Mabins are living the classic American Dream. Darline, who moved from Haiti as a child, and Sean, originally from the Missouri Bootheel, are raising three children, from left, Kylan, 6, Isaiah, 14, and Naomi, 4, in an upper-middle class lifestyle in Springfield.

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