Positivity: Son post picture of Father walking him to school, in Kindergarten, and in College.
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Positivity: Son post picture of Father walking him to school, in Kindergarten, and in College.

By anonymous following x   2017 Aug 15, 4:00pm 1,632 views   11 comments   watch   quote     share    


With so much negative focus on identity politics on PatNet lately, I thought some of you (especially current and future father's) might appreciate this.

http://www.fox5dc.com/news/trending/273942555-story

People are emotional over then and now pictures of a father walking his son to grade school and college.

A family's yearly tradition of walking their son to school has gone viral.

Tweeted by Charles Brockman III, he posted two pictures that touched social media's heart. One of his dad walking him to school on the first day of kindergarten and the other on his first day of college.

As someone who has invested heavily into a son, with both money, time, and yes, walking him to school in the mornings, I hope to be able to take a picture of me and my son at his first day of college. I admire this man.

1   TwoScoopsMcGee   ignore (1)   2017 Aug 15, 4:05pm   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

Goran_K says

As someone who has invested heavily into a son, with both money, time, and yes, walking him to school in the mornings, I hope to be able to take a picture of me and my son at his first day of college. I admire this man.

Word.

2   lostand confused   ignore (0)   2017 Aug 15, 4:10pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

watch lefties will make this into some sort of discrimination-why is a trans woman not considered a father-anti fa will rush to beat him up!

3   Goran_K   ignore (0)   2017 Aug 15, 4:11pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

lostand confused says

watch lefties will make this into some sort of discrimination-why is a trans woman not considered a father-anti fa will rush to beat him up!

Let's hope they don't go THAT low.

5   HEY YOU   ignore (7)   2017 Aug 15, 6:05pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

7.5 billion,
Your children aren't special.

6   NuttBoxer   ignore (2)   2017 Aug 15, 6:06pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

Not just on Patnet. Negative news seems to be the norm most days. See Drudge. We need more stories like this one.

7   steverbeaver   ignore (1)   2017 Aug 15, 9:10pm   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

Parents certainly play an important role in a child's life, for better or for worse.

8   mell   ignore (1)   2017 Aug 15, 10:46pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

Agreed, good post. We need more of those.

9   Goran_K   ignore (0)   2017 Aug 16, 8:54am   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

steverbeaver says

Parents certainly play an important role in a child's life, for better or for worse.

In fact parenting plays the biggest role.

"Institutionalized racism" has been a non-factor for many decades. Yet that's the first canary people try to point to even though it flew away long ago.

10   mell   ignore (1)   2017 Aug 16, 9:01am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

Goran_K says

In fact parenting plays the biggest role.

"Institutionalized racism" has been a non-factor for many decades. Yet that's the first canary people try to point to even though it flew away long ago.

Fully agreed. Further vilifying male energy and dominance harms kids as these days many clearly grow up without enough fatherly influence.

11   Goran_K   ignore (0)   2017 Aug 16, 9:13am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

mell says

Fully agreed. Further vilifying male energy and dominance harms kids as these days many clearly grow up without enough fatherly influence.

Yup.

I don't think it's a coincidence that young black males commit half of the violent crime in the United States, and that blacks also have the highest single parent family rate of all minorities in the country.


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