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Being A Father

As this is Father's Day and I am so proud of my fathers, yes 2, I could not let this day go by without sharing these sentiments on being a father. I have been thinking about what it means to be a father for my entire life. I have watched others do it and had so many questions inside as I watched them carry out this daunting task, I say daunting, because it seems to carry with it a responsibility that is beyond measure. Imagine a young soul following you around all of the time and just waiting for you to carry out each and every move so that he or she could repeat it as soon as possible? What if you knew that everything you did would be seen by a young impressionable soul that would not question anything. This being would not question anything unless you taught them to question it. They would not smile, unless you smiled. They would not show generosity or love, unless you showed it. They would not go any further in any direction to better their lives, unless you did. That would …