(CBS) Connie Britton is now a mom.
The "Friday Night Lights" actress has adopted a baby boy from Ethiopia.
Britton told People magazine that the adoption process took three years. Last week, she returned from the African country with 9-month-old son Eyob, nicknamed Yoby.
"I am thanking my lucky stars every day," the actress, 44, told the magazine.
Britton now stars on the FX drama "American Horror Story."