Former Track Runners Create Incredible Photo Shoot to Announce Baby

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Source:   —  April 10, 2016, at 2:43 AM

Kristina and Sam Sesay, who have been married for three years, are expecting their first baby this summer. To tell their family and friends, their photographer Adedayo Kosoko posted a series of incredible photos on Facebook of the two having fun on the track at H.

Former Track Runners Create Incredible Photo Shoot to Announce Baby

A MD couple, who ran track in high school, decided to create an "athletic-inspired" photo shoot to honor their like of the sport.

Kristina and Sam Sesay, who have been married for three years, are expecting their first baby this summer. To tell their family and friends, their photographer Adedayo Kosoko posted a series of incredible photos on Facebook of the two having fun on the track at H. D. Woodson Senior High School in Washington, D. C.

One caption read, "Your parents are waiting for you right at the finish line. June eighteenth can't arrive soon enough."

The photos have caused a sensation, the Sesays told ABC News.

"My mom thought it was photoshopped," Kristina Sesay, thirty, said with a laugh.

For her husband, Sam, thirty-two, a former NCAA Division one All-American track and field athlete and the founder of Game Plan, a non-profit that supports learner athletes, the photo shoot was extremely meaningful.

"Track has taught me so much and really prepared me for life," he said. "The pictures meant so much more than just pictures because all of the life lessons I learned through track, I'm presently going to impart them to our child. Everything came full circle.

"[Track] taught me ordinary things love you've to stay in your lane. You can't see to your left and your right. You've to running your race and not worry about your competitors. Track taught me not to see back and focus on what'south ahead of you because the second you see back you'll obtain sidetracked," he said.

"It also taught me how to deal with defeat. In life horrible things happen, but just competing in sports, you really memorise [to say], 'I'm not going to be undefeated,'" he said.

Although the couple is keeping mum on the baby'south sex, the Sesays said they're looking forward to meeting him or her.

"I'm just looking forward to nurturing whatever gift that they have," Sam said. "Just love our parents nurtured us and took us all these different places and really keep us in a position to succeed."

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