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Old 03-19-2019, 08:04 PM   #1
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After my first intro back in 2013, I put my wants on the back burner to accommodate my wife and bring children into the house.

I already had 2 boys from my previous wife, but at 40, my second wife was unable to have children and didn't have the motherly urge anyway. That's until she met my kids and it was on from there.

5 children fostered, of which 3 were reunified with their parents, and two that we ended up adopting (brothers 5, and 9 at the time) as well as a girl that we adopted at birth. With that being said, I now have a 5, 10, and 13 yo running my life.

I've sacrificed long enough according to my therapists and amazingly my wife.

Today I drove the 90 miles to see @AC_Chum and pulled the trigger on his 2013 PA14 that he had for sale in the classifieds. What an awesome guy. I wish I could have stayed longer but I had to head back up north,

Stay tuned for questions and tips...

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Old 03-20-2019, 05:43 AM   #2
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Good on you. Your kids will want to go with you so here is where I see a fleet of new kayaks in your future!

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Old 03-20-2019, 07:00 AM   #3
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It takes a very special person to foster. You deserve the kayak.
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Old 03-20-2019, 08:34 AM   #4
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Well done, brother. Short term sacrifice for long term gain. We all have a lot to learn from that.

Congrats on the new sled!
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Old 03-20-2019, 11:11 AM   #5
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Looks like she could stow away in the front, better check it before leaving...
So long and thanks for all the fish...
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Old 03-20-2019, 12:22 PM   #6
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way cool. Congrats on the new rig and I salute you for helping 5 kids to have a better life

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Old 03-20-2019, 09:26 PM   #7
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Congrats on the new ride. It is obvious that you'll enjoy it, and it's well deserved. Many thanks for taking on the responsibility of fostering and adopting children. But, I sure the joys outweigh everything.
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