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I am the second

What does it mean to be a good human?!111!!11212312

When Lynn and I found out we were having our first child, we were overjoyed, as most soon-to-be new parents are. But as those nine months elapsed, we started to think about the reality of the adventure we were about to embark on: Parenthood.

To that point in my life 'dad' was my father, and my father-in-law. And although I knew I wanted to be a father myself, I rarely thought about the real-life implications of actually being a father.

It was now my job to shape a human. Not a cat, which was the only job on my parenting resume to that point, but a real, breathing human whose future is going to be largely decided by my direct impact in his early years.

Talk about pressure.

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