Mother's Day with nine kids aged under 11 - that's a lot of love

Megan Doherty
By Megan Doherty
May 9 2019 - 2:00pm

Light is streaming into small but charming former miner's cottage in Captain's Flat where the nine children of Claire and Mark Hooker are happily playing. Yes, nine. All aged under 11.

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Megan Doherty

Megan Doherty

Journalist

I like telling local stories with integrity. My greatest hope is that someone will read my story and turn to someone in a cafe or in the next cubicle or across the breakfast table and say, "Did you hear about this?" Email: megan.doherty@canberratimes.com.au