By RYAN LEMOND
Gavin Lemond, left, taught his father, Ryan, there is more to life than sports.
I’m experiencing a new emotion today, and I don’t know how to handle it. I’m happy. I’m excited, and at the same time, I’m sad.
I cried today.
My oldest son, Gavin, turns 18 today. All parents have to face this day and go through this emotion, but I’m having a hard time dealing with it. Gavin is adopted. He came into my life when he was only 5 months old, and more importantly, he came into my life at a time when I didn’t know if I was ever going to be a dad. He was and is a blessing from God. Read more... (530 words, 1 image, estimated 2:07 mins reading time)