Patrick Canadey, with a letter to his daughter upon her promotion from elementary school.
PATRICK CANEDAY is a mediocre father, so-so husband, full-time employee at a major entertainment company and award-winning newspaper columnist in Los Angeles, CA. He's also author of the book “Crooked Little Birdhouse: Random Thoughts on Being Human.” Contact him at [email protected]. Read more at www.randomthoughtsonbeinghuman.com.
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