Betty Stewart is still reeling over the news that Danny may be Ellen's child and is terrified by her demands to have the boy back. David notes the irony of his having given up his practice in New York and moved the family to Oakdale to prevent anyone from ever finding out that Danny was adopted, a perpetual fear of Betty's. And now here they are, confronting his mother. Betty announces that she's going to take Danny and leave, but David convinces her that running away is not the answer. Doug and Claire are up at midnight fretting over the situation as well. They're worried for the Stewarts and worried what Ellen might do. Doug calls David and finds out that Ellen has already spoken to him and Betty. He visits the Stewarts that night and discusses the matter with them. He defends the actions of Joe Meadows, who inadvertently helped Ellen find Danny. He asks the difficult question: Are you his natural parents? He must know if Ellen has any basis to her claims. Betty doesn't want to ... Written by
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Oh, David, how could this happen? How?
Honey, the point is it did happen and we're - we're faced with something and we - we've got to handle it the best way we can.