Story Behind Dad's 'Star Wars'-Themed Photo Shoot Proves Anyone Can Overcome the Dark Side

Photographer dad Dustin Valkema staged an awesome "Star Wars"-themed photo shoot for his son's 4th birthday, but there's much more to this incredible dad's story.


Dustin Valkema is a Michigan dad of three boys and a photographer. His "Star Wars: photo shoot with his 4-year-old son is pretty awesome, and the story behind it is even better. Valkema grew up mostly in the foster care system and did not have a father figure until he was 11. Because of his past, he wants to be the best dad possible for his three children. Photo shoots are one way Valkema spends quality time with his sons and helps them create happy childhood memories.

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