Before you read this, I want you to know that I am NOT sure if this is true. I'm going to have to double check with my grandma. Ok, here's the story: There is a lot of Donato history in my family. My grandmother had 2 Uncles, who's last name was Donato. They both had 2 son's and a daughter. I'm JUST guessing, but there is a possibility that one of my my grandmother's uncles' grandchildren could have been named Micheal. That would make him my dad's 2nd cousin which would make sense, because you say your dad is between 50-57. My dad is 54. I'll have to ask one of my grandma's cousins, because they would know for sure. I'll keep in touch. Please write, and as soon as I get some info, I'll let you know if this could be true.