Lighthouse Thoughts

An Adopted Father is Many Things

Poet Jane Murphy says that “An Adopted Father…is many things.”   He “drives a truck, works on Wall Street, or supervises a factory. “He is black, white, or yellow and has an Italian, Greek, Irish, or Polish name.” “He is often forgotten, overlooked, never written about, or seldom praised, and yet…without him, where would our children be?     

This Father’s Day we at Beacon House want to take a moment to say Thank You to all our Dad’s, Soon to be Dad’s, Birthfathers, Grandfathers, Uncles, Brothers, and all the other wonderful men in our lives that share and shape the lives of our children. We couldn’t do it without you.

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