Jun 15, 2001
For Father's Day, stories of dads who are utterly human in scale.
- Nick Flynn tells the story of his father, who was never on a pedestal. His father abandoned the family soon after Nick was born. Nick never knew him. Until one day, after Nick had graduated from college and started working at a homeless shelter, his father showed up needing a bed. Nick Flynn is the author of a book of poems called Some Ether. He's working on a book about his father. (23 minutes)