On Fathers’ Day some thoughts on what it means to be a dad
During the last week, I had the opportunity to think about fathers and their impact upon others in an entirely different way. We had several men from my college ROTC unit and their wives to dinner, it was our 50th anniversary of our graduation from college last weekend.
We also had some very special guests: the son and daughter of our ROTC instructor, a Major who died in Vietnam, June 9, 1966. During the course of the evening, the son discussed how his father’s death affected him growing up. He said he was often asked “who’s your daddy.” A hard question to answer in a single family home, but he said he wasn’t in a single parent home, his dad was with him as much as his mom.
Then several of my friends spoke about the Major and how he had impacted their lives. One man spoke movingly about learning…
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