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02/21/2019
Being Blessed We are richly blessed by two amazing daughters, one 7 1/2, the second almost 4 1/2. Both pregnancies were prayed for and planned, and while both happened within a reasonable time once we were 'trying', the first was truly a fast answer to prayer... More >>

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05/07/2018
Adopting a Family I first learned I would be a father via a phone call. Not that unusual, I know, but there's a twist: this was a call from a county worker. More >>

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04/26/2017
Adopting a Family I first learned I would be a father via a phone call. Not that unusual, I know, but there's a twist: this was a call from a county worker. More >>

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10/01/2012
Holding my Tiny Baby The first time I held my baby girl, I felt more alive than I had ever felt before in my life. It was almost like life had just begun for both of us. I had no fear, no stress, no hesitation, just pure joy. More >>

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07/30/2012
Adopting a Family I first learned I would be a father via a phone call. Not that unusual, I know, but there's a twist: this was a call from a county worker. More >>

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07/23/2012
Being Blessed We are richly blessed by two amazing daughters, one 7 1/2, the second almost 4 1/2. Both pregnancies were prayed for and planned, and while both happened within a reasonable time once we were 'trying', the first was truly a fast answer to prayer. More >>

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07/23/2012
Learning I'd Be a Parent - A Dad's Story I was at sea on a Navy destroyer in the Caribbean and we had just been ordered to return home to Florida because of the approach of a hurricane. I was informed I had a phone call and the Captain was not happy... More >>

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