’90 Day Fiance’: Biniyam’s First Son Had Birth Defect – Hasn’t Seen Child in Years

90 Day Fiance: The Other Way‘s Biniyam Shibre has a son from a previous marriage with another American. He talked about his first child with his ex on the show and how he hasn’t seen the little boy in years. He misses him and longs for the day when he’ll see him again. Now, Biniyam just shared a loving message to his son. And, he revealed that the boy was born with a congenital issue.

90 Day Fiance: Biniyam Shibre Says Ex-Wife Kidnapped Their Son

In the early episodes with Ariela Danielle and Biniyam Shibre on The Other Way, we found out that he’s divorced. Not only does he have an ex-wife, but he also has a three-year-old son named Simon. It seems that the relationship had a lot of similarities to the one Biniyam’s in now with Ariela.

Back then, his ex got pregnant early on in their relationship, and they married. 90 Day Fiance‘s Ariela explained that Biniyam’s ex moved to Ethiopia. Then, she ended up leaving him and taking their son with her back to America. According to him, they’re not on speaking terms.

But the 90 Day Fiance: The Other Way dad-to-be says that his ex-wife took their son from him. “She kidnapped him,” he said about his ex. It’s true that Simon is in America, and Biniyam is in Ethiopia. So, they’re far apart — and have been for years.

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Dad Hasn’t Seen Simon in Almost 2 Years – Still Has Hope

Biniyam Shibre’s ex-wife took Simon away from him when he was a little over a year old. She fled Ethiopia and went home to America. Biniyam hasn’t heard from or seen his son in about two years. Although the 90 Day Fiance celeb says he knows where his son is, he doesn’t know “how” he is.

Yet, Biniyam hasn’t given up hope that he’ll see Simon again someday. “I know I will hold my boy again,” said the 90 Day Fiance personality. He also said that he would “never lose hope that I will see him again.” Biniyam Shibre truly loves his son and misses him dearly. Hopefully, they’ll be reunited sometime soon.

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90 Day Fiance: The Other Way – Biniyam Reveals Simon’s Congenital Challenges

It turns out that Simon had a congenital condition that needed corrected — according to Biniyam Shibre. He says that his son had gastroschisis. It’s a condition that develops inside the womb. An opening forms in the baby’s abdominal wall and the bowel pushes through it. Then, the bowel grows outside the baby’s body. Although most cases are simple, it can cause serious complications.

Biniyam shared a video his sister, Wish, made. He says that “she misses him too” along with the rest of their family. The only information Biniyam Shibre has is that Simon’s “belly is okay now,” but that’s it. Watch to see more of him and Ariela on The Other Way on TLC.

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