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Antwon and Nate On Their First Year As Foster Dads

"Whether she stays or not," say new foster dads Antwon and Nate, "we'll never be the same."

We have had our foster daughter for over a year, and everyday brings different challenges and victories. The biggest challenge has been the uncertainty of knowing if she will stay with us or not. It brings the back and forth of both emotionally trying to self-preserve and wanting to fight to have her be ours.

The victories are endless. She knows we are her people, and she's our little girl. I think about going back to the way things were, but it's impossible. Because whether she stays or not, we'll never be the same.


Watch their latest video update

Watch Antwon's previous videos detailing he and his husband Nate's foster journey below:

Video 1: Antwon and Nate are Going to be Foster Dads!

Video 2: Getting Ready to be Dads: Antwon and Nate

Video 3: Hardest Part of Foster Care? The Wait, Say These Dads-to-Be

Video 4: We Got A Kid!

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