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  What happens when dads walk away? As a ‘dad-less’ daughter, I know kids are left behind to wonder why. Why did he go? Why didn’t he want me? What did I do wrong? Why didn’t he want to be around? What could I have done differently to make him stay? Or, worse yet, kids left behind think mom pushed dad away, …

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  I can’t believe it’s been 29 years. The fear is still palpable, a lifetime later. Board the bus. Board the plane. Sit quietly, nervously. Waiting. Short flight ~ Miami to Orlando. Plane lands. Board the bus. Recruit Training Center, Orlando.  My new life begins. Uniform issue, hair cut, shots, ushered to barracks. Midnight? 1:00 …

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