Davey Blackburn's moving post on wife's due date

Posted at 6:41 AM, May 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-19 11:01:37-04

Editor's note: This story has been updated with the correct date of the home invasion.

Wednesday was Amanda Blackburn's due date. 

Blackburn, and her unborn child, were killed during a home break-in on Nov. 10, 2015. On the day that her child was to be born, May 18, her husband Davey wrote a touching message about being a father.

In an Instagram post, Davey wrote: 

Today I would have been a dad of two. Today was Evie Grace's due date. Although I never met her I loved her more than I ever thought I could love a little one.

Davey has been taking care of their first child, Weston, since Amanda's death.

In the post, Davey said he reads a note from Amanda for inspiration about being a good father.

He said in April that he's decided to forgive the men who killed his wife.

"What I realized is that forgiveness is a decision. And it's not just a one-time decision. It's a daily decision. I have to wake up and I have to decide to forgive. And here's why I decided to decide to forgive. It's because bitterness and unforgiveness is going to be a cancer to no one else except for me. And it's going to eat me up inside if I hold on to that."

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