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My father, Joseph my hero was a chief in the Navy ship A veteran of World War Two a mentor though the years, surefooted a guide served 2 terms got out ended up in Omaha in a moment of loss in a storm found a woman named Annie Bell proposed marriage till death did they part you are the one, my father, Joseph you had some sons of which I am one I thank you, dad, for all you've done I thank you for being faithful to mom I thank you, dad, for showing me how to save money you were self-employed for 20 years I saw in you a strong, loud little man Only had tears in your eyes that I saw twice When your mother died, when your wife died, mom Miss you now that you're gone Been 33 years since your death, in my prays I say Happy Father's Day!

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