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My Father:  J. Juan Reid
16-JUN-2013 Robin Reid

My Father: J. Juan Reid

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I loved my Dad, and he always supported me. He didn't show me love directly (hugs or good job son) but he helped me get good jobs, encouraged me to excel, and bragged about me to others. His last words to me as I sat at his deathbed after I said, "I love you Dad", were "Don't cry Son!"

Now 30 plus years later I realize that much of my sense of humor and enjoyment of being in the limelight regaling folks with stories come from DAD.

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J. Scott Coile17-Jun-2013 15:15
Thanks for sharing this intimate piece Robin.
laine17-Jun-2013 05:26
I'm sure we all realise much the older we get..he would still be bragging about you I'm sure
Margot W17-Jun-2013 04:20
What a wonderful tribute you have given to your Dad. You are a fortunate son to have had such a father.
Dougie Young16-Jun-2013 22:31
A beautiful and moving tribute to your Dad Robin..:>