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Bringing heat to Father’s Day

Sonara Smart Dodd was raised by her father, a widower with six children. Dodd wanted to honor her father and fathers everywhere by establishing an official equivalent to Mother’s Day. She went to local churches, the YMCA, shopkeepers and government officials to drum up support. However, her campaign to celebrate the nation’s fathers did not meet with the same enthusiasm […]

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