The Daily Eastern News

Fathers definitely deserve their own day of celebration

Jordan Boyer, Editor-in-Chief

June 18, 2018

This past weekend, I surprised my dad by showing up at my parents house (the home I grew up in) unannounced to celebrate Father's Day. I wanted to surprise my dad because he never gets surprised about anything, and the look on his face was filled with absolute joy when I showed up at the house. I...

OPINION: All kinds of parents deserve recognition

Liz Stephens, Staff Reporter

June 18, 2017

My stepdad took on the commitment of being my father when I was almost five years old. It was not until I was almost 18 that I realized how much he knowingly chose to take on when marrying my mom, who had three daughters. Fathers who are present and active in their children’s lives need to be recognized...

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