They Named Me After My Hero


A GREAT FATHER HAS A LOVING SON AS VALIDATION!
HAPPY (FUTURE) FATHER’S DAYS, AUSTIN.

The Return of the Modern Philosopher

My Father, My Hero | The Return of the Modern PhilosopherVery few of us get to be named after our heroes, Modern Philosophers.

I’m one of the lucky ones.  My hero is my Dad, who was taken from me by cancer when I was nineteen.

While I’ve now lived on this Earth for more years without my Dad than with him, I can still feel his influence on my life every day.

And for that I feel extremely blessed.  I know he’s looking down on me, and I can only hope that he’s proud of the man that I’ve become.

One of my greatest regrets is that I’ve never followed in his fatherly footsteps with children of my own.  I’d love the chance to pass on everything he ever taught me.

I might not have inherited my Dad’s cheery disposition and perpetual smile, but I know he left me so much more than his horrendous sense of style.

I just…

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