When this twenty-five-year-old man was just five-months-old, his father tragically died after getting into an accident at work.
So, he was primarily raised by his mother from infancy to early tweenhood. But even then, tragedy struck again.
At the age of twelve, he lost his mother after she suddenly and unexpectedly passed away. And at that point, he was forced to spend the rest of his childhood in foster care since the only remaining family he had were his paternal grandparents– both of whom had Alzheimer’s disease and were living in a nursing home together.
Despite all of this trauma and hardship, though, he has emerged as an optimistic and accomplished young man.
He is even now engaged to his twenty-four-year-old fiancée, named Jessie, who he claims is amazing.
He and Jessie met about six years ago while they were attending the same college, with their relationship starting off as just friends.
If you could not have guessed, though, their friendship quickly turned into more, and they finally got engaged about three months ago.
Now, he has known Jessie’s parents and siblings for a long time– about four years at this point– and he has honestly grown very fond of them.
“Especially in the last year when we got to spend more time together,” he added.