For Andrew Cotto’s daughter, every Thursday is a special day.
Best of Families
No one brags to his friends that his daughter’s marrying a mathematician.
Ralph Savarese’s son, DJ, will be the first nonspeaking person with autism to live in college dorms—and the first ever to attend a school as highly selective as Oberlin.
When Hamilton Cain’s son—who suffers from Spinal Muscular Atrophy—needed a therapeutic bed, a backflipping former dancer from the movie Hair saved the day.
Bill Girouard’s son Teddy introduces him to Barack Obama and teaches him enduring lessons of patience.
As Gabi Coatsworth’s son’s bipolar disorder gave way to full-blown manic episodes, she watched her husband slip deeper into drink and detachment.
Andrew Cotto loses his son in a museum—and finds a new approach to being a good dad.
What’s Benoit Denizet-Lewis to do when his dad brings home a woman who resembles—but isn’t—his mom? You mean besides therapy?
Tom Forrister celebrates his dad—and wonders how, as a transgender man, he can put his fathering instinct to use.
How many times can you lose a child without even having one before things change?
Puberty is difficult enough. Imagine going through it when you’re nine
Mark McCormack spent six months researching teen boys in the U.K. What he found was a culture of acceptance that defied cultural expectations.
Starring resident bluesman Todd Mauldin and his son.
Colin Berry wonders whether building a soap box derby racer was his brother’s last best chance at escaping his fate.
When you’re an addict, “It’s not that you don’t care. It’s that you don’t care enough.”