“This is my husband Aaron Bankston. The man my son has called dad now for 7 years. They met when Hunter was 3, and since then, they have been inseparable.
Aaron has never missed a practice, ball game, or school event. He helps him study and is involved in Hunter’s school work. When Hunter is sick, Aaron is worried. When Hunter excels in school, Aaron is proud. When Hunter needs him, Aaron drops everything to be there for him. When Hunter needs to be signed up for the next season of whatever sport he’s playing, Aaron makes it happen.
When we became parents to our second little boy, Aaron still made it a point to make Hunter feel special and important. Aaron has taught Hunter how to work for the things we want in life, and also how to have fun when the work is done. They laugh, they joke, they argue like children, and they have each others backs when I start getting on to them.
Not many people would have stuck around like Aaron did. But he never saw my son as baggage, or anything extra he would have to carry. He saw him as a bonus. Aaron has a whole separate heart for my boy. Our boy.
I’m glad this is the man my son calls dad. I pray every single mother ends up meeting a man as good as mine.”
– Megan Bankston
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