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Heart Problems: A Dad Shaped Hole

Not every girl gets to be Daddy's little girl. Many are missing the father-daughter relationship that is so essential for any child to have. The following excerpt is from H. Norman Wright's A Dad-Shaped Hole in My Heart. Dads, see for yourself and learn how to help heal that 'dad-shaped hole' in your daughter's heart. Daughters or even sons, consider... >Full Story

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This was written by Alan in his Religion 100 class at UBC in 1974 before he had any symptoms of his head problems, or possibility of death. He was about 19 when he wrote this. ~ Ed Becker (Alan's father) For me, death is of little importance. This is because of my Christian beliefs. Since Christ conquered death on the... >Read More

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