Behind Every Great Daddy…

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“I can’t believe he put his hands on my son!” My friend was livid.  Quivering with the adrenaline rush of anger, she stalked across the park, her normally beautiful face a mask of fury.  Looking back at me, lips contorting into an ugly sneer, she hissed, “Can you believe that @$$#*%#?”

I’ve heard the expression ‘spitting mad’, but until that day I had never actually witnessed it.  It’s real, let me tell you, and I was flummoxed as to how I should respond.

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I was going through some old papers recently, and I found this piece that my husband wrote.  Now understand that my husband does not have a love affair with the pen as I do.  When he actually sits down to flesh a thought out on paper, it is only because the topic is something of import to him.

This particular bit of writing was born out of a situation we faced where our daughter was exposed to another girl who was, shall we say, rather rough around the edges.  That is putting it mildly.

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