How Connie Britton Is Raising Her Black Son Amid a “Racial Reckoning”

“I had no idea what I was even getting into,” she told Andy Cohen in January. “So, it wasn’t so much ‘I can do this’ as much as I knew I wanted to be a mom. And, in truth, both of my parents had passed away within three years, and suddenly I was like, ‘Oh, no. My family is no more.’ I mean, I have a twin sister, but that was a big loss, losing my parents. And I wasn’t in a relationship that felt like it was going to be a marriage relationship.”

“And so I was like, ‘What am I waiting for? I know I want to adopt. I can do this,'” Connie continued. “But that was a little delusional because it turns out it’s a really hard thing to do, but I would only encourage anybody to do it. You can do it!”

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