A North Carolina couple welcomed twin boys to the world, 2 years after losing their two young sons in a car crash.
Hadley and Gentry Eddings were driving home from an anniversary dinner in May 2015 when their vehicle was struck by a truck. The accident killed their 2 year-old son Dobbs and Hadley's unborn baby, Reed. She was 37 weeks pregnant at the time of the crash. Reed was delivered by emergency c-section but the newborn passed away two days later.
Hadley and Gentry were both 28 years-old at the time of the tragic accident that happened near Wilmington, North Carolina.
The truck driver the rear-ended the family, Matthew Blair Deans was also 28 at the time. He was sentenced to 1-3 years in prison for involuntary manslaughter. He was released in November after serving 1 year and 3 months of his sentence. At the time of the accident he was said to be driving while distracted.
At his sentencing hearing, Deans apologized to the couple for the pain he caused, to which they gave their forgiveness.
"We hope to be holding hands with you in heaven with our children," the couple said.
After the accident the couple said they had not thought about having more children.
Continue to the next page to see the surprise they got after Christmas.