Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Father's Day

My Dad is 76 years old and I am blessed to have him alive and well and happily living in the house where I grew up.

On Father's Day I couldn't help but think of the many U.S. children whose dads would be over 50 years younger than mine, but who are no longer have the option of seeing their dads.

This morning on Rosie O'Donnell's website I saw that she had been thinking along the same lines. Regardless of one's politics, I think all Americans join together in sending their love and sympathy to the children of Americans who served in Iraq. Here's a portion of the poem she wrote:

this fathers day
thousands r without theirs
here in the US of A
as life goes on
another viet nam...

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