The Dad Vault
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The Dad Vault

A Good Father Becomes Unnecessary In Their Child’s Life

I didn’t like it when it happened to me

three young black girls
Photo by Muhammadtaha Ibrahim Ma'aji on Unsplash

I have three children. They are 25, 24, and 22 years old, the two older ones being daughters and the youngest my son.

I loved being their Dad when they were growing up. I still do but when they were young, they needed me.




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Vuyo Ngcakani

Vuyo Ngcakani

writer, husband for 26 years, father of 3, grandfather of 2

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