Happy Father's Day!

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“What I’ve realized is that life doesn’t count for much unless you’re willing to do your small part to leave our children — all of our children — a better world. Any fool can have a child. That doesn’t make you a father. It’s the courage to raise a child that makes you a father.” ―& Barack Obama, 2008Family at the beachDaddies, the men who get up everyday and try to make a difference in the lives of their kids. Their success is measured years after they perform the job consistently for years. Along the way, there are fun& & and hardships, but no guarantees. For that reason, we thank them on this day.& & Let's Hear it For the DaddiesWe thank them for having the courage to keep getting up and doing the hard, painstaking work every day. We thank them for making sacrifices, changing diapers, and drying tears.& We thank them for striving when its tiring and loving when they might not feel like it--like when the kid accidentally kicks them in the nuts, spits in their faces, or ruins their favorite something.Daddies do all of this and more. Several years ago, I wrote an ode to the...

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