Full Strawberry Moon, Father's Day history, watermelon punch

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Daily Newsletter for Sunday, June 16, 2019

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Only a dad, but he gives his all
To smooth the way for his children small, 
Doing, with courage stern and grim, 
The deeds that his father did for him. 
This is the line that for him I pen, 
Only a dad, but the best of men.
–Edgar Guest (1881–1959)

Sunday, June 16, 2019
167th day of the year


Laurie Metcalf (actress) was born on this day in 1955.
Jack Montgomery (Medal of Honor recipient) died on this day in 2002.


 
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Happy Father's Day!

Father's Day 2020
Father’s Day 2020 is Sunday, June 21! This Father’s Day brings: a Full Moon, a great day for fishing, and a visit from the King of Planets, Jupiter. What a night! Find out more about Father’s Day history, 10 amazing recipes for Dad, plus a few great quotes for a Father’s Day card. We’ve got you covered!
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History of Father's Day

The History of Father's Day
Though Father’s Day wasn’t made a national holiday until 1972, the efforts of one woman in Washington sparked a movement to celebrate dads long before then.
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