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|kunta (profile) wrote, |
on 1-12-2006 at 10:50pm
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|One day. . . When you were 8 years old, your dad handed
ice cream. You thanked him by dripping it
When you were 9 years old, he paid for
lessons. You thanked him by never even
When you were 10 years old he drove
from soccer to gymnastic to one birthday
after another. You thanked him by
jumping out of
the car and never looking back.
When you were 11 years old, he took you
your friends to the movies. You thanked
asking to sit in a different row.
When you were 12 years old, he warned
to watch certain TV shows. You thanked
waiting until he left the house.
When you were 13, he suggested a
was becoming. You thanked him by telling
had no taste.
When you were 14, he paid for a month
summer camp. You thanked him by
write a single letter.
When you were 15, he came home from
looking for a hug. You thanked him by
bedroom door locked.
When you were 16, he taught you how to
car. You thanked him by taking it every
When you were 17, he was expecting an
important call. You thanked him by being
phone all night.
When you were 18, he cried at your high
graduation. You thanked him by staying
partying until dawn.
When you were 19, he paid for your
tuition, drove you to campus carried your
You thanked him by saying good-bye
dorm so you wouldn't be embarrassed in
When you were 25, he helped to pay for
wedding, and he cried and told you how
he loved you. You thanked him by
across the country.
When you were 50, he fell ill and
needed you to
take care of him. You thanked him by
the burden parents become to their
And then, one day, he quietly died. And
everything you never did came crashing
down like thunder on your heart.
Take the Time to go or call your father and tell him that you do love him no matter how you show it, and be thankful you have him, some of us aren't lucky enough for that.
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