April 14th is approaching fast for those planning to host or attend a Titanic tribute dinner.While Titanoraks (Titanic fans) pay homage annually, this year is special as it marks the 100th anniversary of the famous sinking of the unsinkable passenger liner off the Canadian coast.Tribute dinners are based on the printed menus for 1st, 2nd and 3rd class (steerage), which survived the disaster.
Levi was 40 miles away in Wasilla, but, “there was certainly no ban on them dating,” reports .
“Sarah made one slip-up – but [she] dampened suspicion by explaining it away,” reports , by PEOPLE Assistant Editor Lorenzo Benet and being published Tuesday by Simon & Schuster’s Threshold Editions.
Palin also was aware Trig had been diagnosed with Down syndrome but did not disclose this to her four other children until his Trig’s birth last April 18, several weeks after she went public with her pregnancy.
She tells Benet, who interviewed Palin and her family for a 2008 PEOPLE cover story: “Not knowing in my own heart if I was going to be ready to embrace a child with special needs – I couldn’t talk about it.” In the course of preparing the book, Benet received the cooperation of Palin’s parents, Chuck and Sally Heath; the governor’s older sister, Heather Bruce; as well as in-laws, political allies and rivals.
The biography also reports that Trig’s health was problematic from birth – he was born with a congenital heart defect typically found in half the babies with Down syndrome – but it cleared up on its own without surgery.