5 foster dads receive awards

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SALT LAKE CITY -- Five special Utah dads were honored Saturday, just in time for Father's Day.

Jeff Edwards, Chris Erickson, Gerardo Reyes, Mark Broderick and Mike Millgate all received the Foster/Adoptive Dad of the Year Award.

The men were praised for being great foster and adoptive dads, as well as doing it for the right reason.

"I think the right reason is for the kids," Millgate said. "It's always about the kids for me and my wife."

The award ceremony was part of the KSL Family Fair and the Chalk Art Festival. People involved in the event want to help place foster children and teens in loving homes.

"Maybe help other people get involved or open up their hearts," Millgate said.

Right now there are 2,800 hundred kids in the Utah foster care system.

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