Daddy’s Hands

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As Father’s Day approaches, it seems only fitting that I pay homage to some of the father’s in my life. The very fabric of who I am today is because of the men around whom I was raised. Two of the men who meant the most to me growing up have passed away within the last three years. This is my tribute to them.

There is a song by country singer Holly Dunn that is fitting for Father’s Day entitled “Daddy’s Hands.” It was also sort of a theme song for me and my dad. “Daddy’s hands were soft and kind when I was crying. Daddy’s hands were hard as steel when I’d done wrong.” That is definitely how it was at my house.


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