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A tribute to my dad on Father’s Day
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Happy Father’s Day to fathers everywhere

As you experience this special day to recognize fathers, I hope that you are receiving much joy and happiness.

Phil Lenea IMG_4282 Father’s Day gives us the opportunity to make memories or share memories with those we love.

Father’s are very important figures in our lives, as I said in my post yesterday about my father.

In a Fatherhood Town Hall meeting in the East Room of the White House on Thursday, President Obama said that we all know the difference that a responsible, committed father can make in the life of a child:

Fathers are our first teachers and coaches. They’re our mentors and they're our role models. They set an example of success and they push us to succeed; encourage us when we’re struggling; and they love us even when we disappoint them, and they stand by us when nobody else will.

I hope you’re having a wonderful Father’s Day. It’s important to take the time to celebrate the significant work fathers do in contributing to families, which are the backbone of our communities.

Copyright 2009, Rita R. Robison, Consumer Specialist


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