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Orphan No More: Finding A Father As An Adult

My name is Michael. I’m thirty years old. Both of my parents are living, but I’m an orphan. This has been a part of my identity for as long as I can remember – the orphan part. And now I … Continue reading

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My Father’s Birthday: Reconciling What Never Was And What Never May Be

I mailed my dad’s birthday card last week, because he is in Nebraska, I’m in Colorado and the mail takes a few days to reach its destination. His birthday was last Saturday. Something occurred to me when I bought his … Continue reading

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