Young Man Given 10 Minutes To Decide If He Wants To Adopt His Week-Old Nephew Or The Baby Goes To Foster Care. – Video

Young Man Given 10 Minutes To Decide If He Wants To Adopt His Week-Old Nephew Or The Baby Goes To Foster Care. – Video

Marcio Donaldson has auditioned for the singing competition in the talent show, American Idol. He even made it to the Hollywood round, but unfortunately, after the group performance, he went home. This year Marcio has again come back to participate in the show. The 28-year-old singer, Marcio Donaldson has faced a lot of challenges throughout his life.

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He said, “Growing up in the inner city, it was hard. It was tough, and a lot of people succumb to the circumstances. So, I wanted to be a light for those who don’t believe in dreams or don’t see them being possible or obtainable, you know what I’m saying?”

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When Marcio was little, he and his sister, both ended up in foster care it was not easy, but the problems and challenges never discouraged them to go on and change their life for the better marcio has found his comfort in music and then decided to participate in American Idol. Soon he learned that his sister was expecting a baby he said, “You know how they say the cycle repeats.

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It started off with my mother in the system. Then me in the system. And then my sister had a child.” After a week, the social workers and a officer visited Marcio with a week-old baby.

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Sadly, due to some issues with d-rugs, Marcio’s sister could not keep her baby so the officer showed up at Marcio’s door with the 1-week-old baby and give him an ultimatum.

“They said, ‘You have 10 minutes to decide if you will keep this child or he goes in the system.’”

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Marcio has always known that raising a baby would be a tough job, but he would never want his nephew to be like him and go to foster care, so he decided to take him in. Marcio said, “I had no idea what I was doing. But he’s actually a real gift.

I know it was the right decision. And he’s changed my life.” Now, Marcio does not only sing for himself but for the little boy in his life as well. He said, “I want to show him what a man can really do when you step up to the plate. I want to give him a better life.”

 

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