Life Without Father, Part One: Aspire to Be

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Wilkine Brutus is a fatherless son. His coping method involves the relentless aspiration to be a good father someday. Wilkine believes that is healthy revenge.

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Father’s Day/Week/Life


It’s the “Love, Recorded” Father’s Day, but hasn’t it been Father’s Day every day?

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The Father That I Loved

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For any given memory, Lisa Hickey will always choose to remember the good.

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Father’s Day Can be a Total Bummer if Your Dad Was/Is a Piece of S***


Alex Steed gets that not every father has given his children a reason to celebrate.

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I Forgive You, Dad

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Rebecca Butler had wanted her mom to to leave her dad after he was unfaithful. She is thankful now that didn’t happen.

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What Dads Really Want For Father’s Day

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Fourteen dads make a wish list for Father’s Day that ranges from the fantastic to the absurd. Sadly, no one wants a necktie.

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Happy Father’s Day, Dad!

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Josh Magill shares his admiration for the man he calls Dad–who taught him the true meaning of being a man–someone that didn’t have to be his Dad, but did so with vigor.

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What Dad Really Wants

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This Father’s Day, Colin Berry suggests, maybe it’s time to give Dad more than just another tie or gift card.

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The Ultimate Father’s Day Gift

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Why I am interviewing my dad for Father’s Day.

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This Is What Happens When a Dad Advocates For His Daughter

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At 21 days old, Joanna Schroeder had severe hip problems requiring hospitalization. Her dad invented and built a device so she could stay home with her family.

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Again: A Comic Strip for Father’s Day


Enjoy this original comic strip for Father’s Day from Lunar Baboon

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What to the Child of Domestic Violence is Father’s Day?


A regular GMP contributor discusses his own troubled childhood and argues that society might be better served with a single Caregiver’s Day intended to acknowledge the contributions of all the people who have an impact on a child’s well-being.

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I Never Told My Dad I Loved Him Before He Died

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When she was young, Emily Kavanaugh clashed with her father. It wasn’t until he died far too young that she got to know who he truly was.

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Once More, From the Top – The Dance of Fatherhood

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Alex Yarde found his daughter’s dance recital a little shocking, but he realizes that aversion to change is a natural part of being a parent.

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You Won’t Remember How You Got Through: To Dads Spending Their Day in NICU

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Mark Brislin walked into the storm that surrounds the birth of a preemie. And walked out changed. His message to NICU dads: You are not alone.

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Nathaniel Kahn: The Story of His Father ‘My Architect’ (TEDTalks)

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Filmmaker Nathaniel Kahn shares the story of his personal quest to understand his father, the legendary architect Louis Kahn.

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