438: Father's Day 2011

438: Father's Day 2011

Jun 17, 2011
Yes yes yes you've heard it all before, when it comes to stories of fathers and their children. There's the story of the kid who idolizes his dad, but then learns something and becomes disappointed. Or the opposite story, where the kid gives up on his dad when he's still young, and then much later comes to have a grudging respect. This week for fathers day: surprising stories of fathers trying to be good dads.
  • Host Ira Glass plays clips of interviews with several people whose dads have tried reach out to them the best way they know how, which often means...awkwardly. (8 minutes) AutomobilesChildhoodFathersHolidaysTravel

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Naomi Azar and her dad Shaul (Azar). View this image larger.

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