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To All The Great Dads

A Father’s Day ode

Child laughing while removing a smiling man’s sunglasses
Biova Nakou at Pexels

My mother wasn’t there for me much, but my dad sure was.

Being a dad is about showing up, whether that means giving the bath, playing horsey, attending recitals, or making the peanut butter sandwich.

Having a great dad means I know the difference between a good man and a pretender.

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