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Bill Bollom: Memories of shanty life keeps Dad's legacy alive

5:10 PM, Jun. 13, 2013
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Father's Day, the third Sunday of June, was officially recognized as a holiday in 1972 by then President Nixon.

With a divorce rate of 50 percent, more and more single women having kids and parental abandonment, I suppose Father's Day isn't so significant now-a-days. But back in the "olden times," dads made the major commitment to be there. Our society misses these noble warriors. This essay is a recollection of my dad, one of the noble warriors.

My dad was a good father, and he loved my mother. Their 50th celebration, in my brother's backyard, was a glorious affair. Several years later, my ...

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