The Word Among Us

May 2005 Issue

Daddy, Where Are You?

How could I be sure my father was okay?

By: Elois OShaughnessey

My father was a rather quiet person who hid his emotional side with a teasing sense of humor. He taught us charity by example, corrected behavior when necessary, and gave sound advice for making decisions.

Since I was the only girl in the family, the privileged "Daddy's girl" relationship naturally fell to me. I have many warm memories of my...

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