Peter Mutabazi knew that he would be Tony’s father the moment they met.
Their story is an emotional journey of love and family.
Foster children often face great vulnerability and can be left alone in the system for years.
But this heartwarming tale has a happy ending thanks to an unlikely hero.
Peter’s own childhood in Uganda was difficult, growing up in poverty and becoming a street kid.
But after being rescued and taken in by a loving family, he realized his calling to give back and become a foster parent.
In 2017, Peter decided to pursue fostering while in Oklahoma.
He went to a nearby agency and was initially concerned that being a single man would mean that he was not a suitable candidate.
Despite this fear, he nonetheless registered and completed the necessary training to become a foster parent.
It was there that he met Tony, a child who had been abandoned at a hospital by his previous adoptive parents.
Peter believes that they were meant to meet and that they make the perfect father-son pair.
A match made in heaven.
This journey of hardship and turmoil finally found it’s way to a family that belonged together.
He is overjoyed to announce that day. He has officially become an American citizen.
He is proud, grateful, and filled with hope. It is truly indescribable the happiness in his heart and home after such a long journey.
He has not only gain a new citizenship, but also a son.
He speaks highly of his new child, who is incredibly intelligent and well-read, despite being only 13 years old.
He adds that his son has a great sense of humor, enjoys playing video games, biking, and exploring new places.