Losing My Dad Essay

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Losing My Dad At the age of six I was a child without a father. My dad was my hero and my favorite person to be around. I was daddy’s little girl or his redneck princess as he liked to say. Losing my dad so early in my childhood years has and will continue to impact my life. Growing up without him in my life has caused many problems in my life. When I lost my dad to diabetes the life of a daddy’s girl drastically changed. In 2004 I lost my dad. He was only thirty nine when he passed away, leaving behind a six year old little girl and a thirty year old wife. Growing up until then I was daddy’s girl. My dad would always take me on his hunting trips when he was well enough to go on them, it’s something that we would bond over. As a little girl I always loved the stuff people would considered boyish. I was a tom boy growing up and that is thanks to my dad. I loved being outside, going to mud bogs in the jeep, going deer hunting, and going to turkey shoots. On June 9, 2004 that all changed, we received a call that my dad had passed away at ECM hospital. I remember that day very vividly, we were …show more content…
I felt like I missed out on several daddy daughter moments. My dad wasn’t there to teach me to drive or how to shoot a gun. He wasn’t there to scare my boyfriend about how to treat me the first time he would have met him and he won’t be there to walk me down the aisle when I get married. He wasn’t there to meet my half-sisters child, his grandchild, Josea and he won’t be there to meet any future grandchildren. It makes me sad when people down their dads, because I would love to have my dad here to be mad at for some over protective thing he said or done. Other people don’t realize how lucky they are to have their dad in their life. Growing up without my dad I will always wonder how he would have reacted to my life choices, how proud he would have been of me, and how different my life would have been if he was still

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