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     February 22, 2018      #20-52 a2z
 

Scott Reeder: Where have the good parents gone?

Scott Reeder: ¿Adónde se fueron los buenos padres?

SPRINGFIELD — I took my 3 year-old daughter, Grace, fishing the other day.

We talked about the ducks, geese and boats floating in the lake, her favorite cartoons and the brand-new Barbie life jacket she was wearing.

After about three hours wiggling on a dock staring at a bobber that refused to go under, she exclaimed, "I think all of the fish have gone on vacation to a different lake."

But since then, she has begged me to take her fishing again.

I guess uninterrupted time with Dad was more important than how many bluegills ...

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