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He’s your dad, your pops, your father, your confidant, your friend. He takes your side against Mom, he’s always there to listen to you when you’ve had a bad day, he provides endless dad jokes and he is never short on understanding, guidance or wisdom. He’s the guy who spent countless weekends coaching you at soccer, basketball, math and piano. He was never not on the sidelines cheering you on. Sure, he has his faults — his musical taste is a little wacky and he can never remember where he set his glasses down — but you share the exact same sense of humor and the bond between you two is just undeniable.