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Byline: Lori Nickel
APPLETON, Wis. _ He took the teasing quite well after being upstaged at the plate by his wife, she had her new curly locks tucked under a vintage No. 4 ball cap and the girls were running around the field chatting with fans and teammates.
This is the Favre family as we have grown to know them, unpretentious, open, generous and, at last, relieved from the grief and scares that life had dealt them in the last two years.
Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre and his wife, Deanna, both openly talked about a variety of subjects Sunday after the Brett Favre Celebrity Softball Game that drew a record crowd of 8,905 fans to the Fox Cities Stadium and raised an estimated $100,000 to $150,000 for the Brett Favre Fourward Foundation. Two-thirds of the money benefits children's charities in Wisconsin and Mississippi; the other third will go into the endowment fund of the foundation.
In the marquee game, the Packers' offense crushed the defense, 22-5. For the day, Deanna ripped two base hits and caught a deep fly ball in center field off the bat of Donald Driver. She is still getting her energy back after chemotherapy that ended in …