Rory Feek’s Great Parenting Perspective

Rory Feek was interviewed by Voice for the Voiceless about raising his daughter, Indiana, who has Down Syndrome. He was asked what he thought other men should know about fathering a child with disabilities and responded:

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“I am not sure, because I don’t see myself as a father raising a child with a disability, only a father raising a child. I know that Indy has Down syndrome, but it’s not a thing that is part of our lives, and even more so, a part of hers so far. She has no idea that she has it. She’s just a little girl who loves Cinderella and books and playing ‘babies.’ For me, getting to be a father — not just for one season, but for two — has been the greatest blessing of my life. Life doesn’t truly begin until we give our lives away to another.”

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