Church becomes a father
Thursday, October 6, 2011
– Eric Church is a father.
Church and his wife, Katherine, welcomed son Boone McCoy on Monday morning in Nashville. Boone weighed in at 7 lbs., 11 oz.<
"Everybody always tells you what an awesome and unique experience being a parent is," said Church. "Words can never do the feeling justice. I am very thankful and blessed to have a healthy and happy baby boy and baby mama,"
Church has been on tour with Toby Keith this fall. He also is nominated for new artist of the year at the Country Music Association Awards on Nov. 9.
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