Tag Archive: Fathers Day

Happy Father’s Day, Desmond Hatchett

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Well, if you don’t know who this upstanding citizen is, let me introduce you.  This is 33-year old Desmond Hatchett, who has the distinction in the state of Tennesseeof fathering 30 children with eleven different women. In my day, there was an expression that it was easy to be a father, but hard to be a…

Fathers – Then and Now

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My parents had me and my brother late in life (but not by today’s standards).  When I was born in 1951, my father was 46, my mother 38.  By 1960, my father was a widower raising an 8-year girl and a 10-year old boy on his own. As a child, I adored my father and…