Ben Carpenter has been called superdad, a saint and a hero, but he likes to be known as just... dad. After spending years struggling to adopt as a single, gay man, Ben became father to his eldest son 10 years ago and since then, has spent thousands of hours caring for his children, who all have specific needs.
Ben says that being a father is the best thing in the world but he also admits that it’s a challenge - especially as a single dad. Today we’re joined in the studio by Ben and his children, to discuss their inspiring and heartwarming story.
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