Mental Illness is no stranger to my family.
You called yourself my protector and Superman, but you were there and not even a Clark Kent.
My father never did give up on me.
But I do want you to know that at times, I suffer from a mental illness
He will always be there for me. And that’s more than I could ever ask for in a dad.
"I love you Daddy. Thanks for loving me."
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The greatest gift I ever had came from God; I call him Dad! "My Dad passed away nearly 11 years ago and it's quite hard to fathom he hasn't been on this earth that long. But in the 34 years I did have him, he taught me a lot, some things out loud and other … Continue reading A Father’s Day Tribute