THE RIAN RIVER STORY

It's a boy!!!! Baby Rian River

First Encounter as Father and Son

First Encounter as Father and Son

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 It all began on a mid-Summer day. It was on June  24th 2017.
I received  a Text message with a picture of a Baby  Boy from his mother Corrie L Marino.
She Said "You have a son. He is 3 months old. His name is Rian River. What do you want to do?" 

First Encounter as Father and Son

First Encounter as Father and Son

First Encounter as Father and Son

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 I was speechless, Excited & Nervous all at the same time. I said to Corrie, let's meet!  So we did. The picture above is me seeing Baby Rian for the first time.

What Do I Buy??

First Encounter as Father and Son

Baby Rian Staring at His Daddy

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 My Life from that moment on was forever changed in  such a Beautiful Loving Manner.  At first I was shocked and didn't know what to buy. 

Baby Rian Staring at His Daddy

Baby Rian Staring at His Daddy

Baby Rian Staring at His Daddy

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 I moved to St Pete to be closer to my son living only a mile and a half away from Baby Rian.  We spent a lot of time together.  Baby Rian was my sidekick!   Any free time I had I always tried to spend with Baby Rian.
I was amazed at how much Baby Rian would stare at me.  He always would look at me. Whenever I looked at him, there he was...  just staring at me,  with his beautiful Blue eyes. 

Baby Rian's First Steps

Baby Rian Staring at His Daddy

Baby Rian's First Birthday!

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 Father and son time was always Special. We would spend time getting to know each other. We even had our father and son talks together.. I just couldn't wait till Baby Rian could really say words and sentences. On January 12th 2018 I was blessed with being able to film Baby Rian taking his first steps walking   

Baby Rian's First Birthday!

Baby Rian Staring at His Daddy

Baby Rian's First Birthday!

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 Then, one day in February of 2018, his mother, Corrie L Marino was upset with me. She wasn't letting me see my son.  I knew I had to take action and do whatever needed to be done legally, so I could claim  Baby Rian as my son and never have to have his mother do this again to Baby Rian.  

"A father in a child's life is as important as his Mother being in his life."

So on February 28th 2018 I  Filed  in Florida with the Pinellas County Court a PETITION FOR PATERNITY Case #18-001907-FD

It  has been a very slow moving Process in the court system.  Over the next year, things were going well. It seemed like his mother would let me see Baby Rian almost everyday. I was there for Baby Rian on his 1st birthday!