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Single Gay Dad Wins Award For The Incredible Care He Gives Four Disabled Children

By Aimee Lutkin

Benjamin Carpenter is a 33-year-old man who lives in West Yorkshire. Carpenter is the father of four adopted children, Jack, Ruby, Lilly, and Joseph. All of his children have various health and development issues that in some cases demand around-the-clock care. But Carpenter is thrilled to be a dad, and he has deliberately reached out to children who are differently abled. He told Unilad that being a father was always his dream, and he wanted to give a home to kids who might be overlooked by other families.

"Adoption comes with is struggles and it's stresses and in my opinion no more that if you had your own biological children 'children are children' however this does not go without saying adoption requires patience, and a bucket load of support.

"Often children within the care system have experienced a lot of difficult experiences including loss, separate abuse and neglect. However for me all my children bring me the absolute joy! I wake up in the morning and think what would my life be like without children? I know it would be empty that's for sure!"