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Gentlemen – Happy Father’s Day!


It is a wonderful feeling when your father becomes not a god but a man to you; when he comes down from the mountain and you see he’s this man with weakness. And you love him as a whole being, not as a figurehead.

~Robin Williams in a 1988 interview in Rolling Stone Magazine

Happy Father’s Day and thank you to the important fathers in my life – my father, Wilmer, the father of my two beautiful daughters, Mark, and my father-in-law, Sig.  And for all of you who are fathers or who have fathers, here’s a clip from the end of the movie Smoke Signals. The character Thomas is speaking the words of a poem by Dick Lourie, entitled Forgive Our Fathers :

*thanks to Cathy Orlando for posting this link*

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