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Daddy and Daughter Celebrate Their Birthdays with Adorable Photoshoot

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Daddy and Daughter Celebrate Their Birthdays with Adorable Photoshoot

Birthdays are a big deal for Ashleigh Sheppard and her partner, Devante. Especially since the birth of their first child, Londyn. Devante and Londyn’s birthdays are exactly one day apart and this year, they celebrated with a photoshoot styled and photographed by mom. “My boyfriend is into cars and bikes. He’s a mechanic, so this year I came up with the idea of them doing a mechanic theme together,” Sheppard told Because of Them We Can. Londyn’s birthday is on August 9 and her father’s is on August 10. The photos capture Londyn and Devante with matching coveralls and toolkits...

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Dads in Mississippi Welcome Elementary Students on First Day of School

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Dads in Mississippi Welcome Elementary Students on First Day of School

Major shout out to Dads around the world! A group of elementary school students in Mississippi got a real treat when they were welcomed by a human tunnel of Dads giving high fives, hugs and praise on their first day back to school.  The group of about 20 fathers welcomed the children at Barack H. Obama Magnet Elementary in Jackson, Mississippi as they have done every year for the last few years. Many of the men are a part of the Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads Of Great Students) group at the school, an organization ran under the Parent Teachers Association (PTA). ...

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Janet Jackson Surprises Lifelong Fan Thanks to Viral Father’s Day Tweet

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Janet Jackson Surprises Lifelong Fan Thanks to Viral Father’s Day Tweet

Janet Jackson just gave one of her biggest fans the surprise of a lifetime. In doing so, she also cemented the men who coordinated the event as the best sons ever.  In June KB Strawder Jr. tweeted a video of his father reacting to his Father’s Day gift — tickets to see Janet Jackson live in Las Vegas. When the video went viral KB hoped Jackson would see it. His dad, Keith B. Strawder Sr. is the same age as Jackson and grew up supporting her from afar as her number one fan.   Watch my dad’s reaction to him...

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In the Last 12 Years This Man Has Fostered Over 50 Young Men

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In the Last 12 Years This Man Has Fostered Over 50 Young Men

Talk about father of the year! Brooklyn native, Guy Bryant, has fostered over 50 young men in the last 12 years. The 61 year old works as a community coordinator for New York City’s Administration for Children’s services, helping young people who have aged out of the foster care system. It was that work that brought him to becoming a foster parent himself. In an interview with Huffpost, Bryant reflects on his childhood which he feels influenced who he is today. He grew up in Brooklyn with his mom and aunts all under one roof. Bryant and his cousins were...

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Georgia Kids Get Surprise Of A Lifetime from Venus Williams

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Georgia Kids Get Surprise Of A Lifetime from Venus Williams

Wow! What we wouldn’t have given to be at this summer camp! Earlier this week a group of young people at the South Fulton Tennis Center in Georgia got a special visit from tennis icon, Venus Williams. Williams, who was in the area to compete in the BB&T Atlanta Open, also began her career learning to play at public city courts, and thought it only right to give back to the community.  "Atlanta is a tennis town. I don't get here too often, but when I do, I try to do as much as I can," Williams told WSB-TV. She...

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