Hard as hell because I miss him so damned much.
who may not look like much or dress like much and don't put much stock in appearances or material possessions;
who by word and mostly by example quietly encourage their kids to do the right thing ("remember the poor");
who believe in mercy and honesty;
who are never violent;
who have a soft spot for people who were struggling, whatever the reason;
who would get off a tractor at 9 or 10 o'clock at night, come home to his middle daughter waiting up for him because of a missing kitten and help her to find it;
who believe that you have an obligation to do the right thing, even if was not the easy thing or the popular thing;
as long as there are quiet, ordinary men in the world trying in their ordinary ways to do right by their families and their neighbors . . .
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