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My daughter has confirmed, I’m the best father in the world



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I find the month before Father’s Day the most difficult time of the year. Because the role of father is arguably the most important one I have to play. I question my own success at fatherhood every year. A third of all South African children grow up without a father and a huge percentage of the others have an absent dad. My 28-year-old son didn’t grow up without his pops, and the five-year-old Egg is used to having a dad at home. But when winter approaches and the Father’s Day ads begin to appear in the shop windows, I become…