Happy Father’s Day

harrycdickson

This time of the year is never an easy stretch for me. Just over a month ago would have been my father’s birthday, in 4 days it’ll mark the 18th anniversary of his death, and tomorrow is Father’s Day. Before you stop reading hoping to avoid sadness, this won’t all be bad. In my 23 very short years on this earth, I have learned to handle many things. I have learned how to lose with grace, win humbly, handle rejection, and how to develop deeply rooted friendships. One of the things I have yet to grasp fully is how to handle loss. You see, facing such a significant loss at such a young age almost desensitizes you to the effects it truly has. When you’re five years old, you don’t understand the magnitude of such an event. The worst part about losing your parent at such a young age…

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