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The New (and Old) Face of Dad

Remember when I talked about video footage I submitted? It’s been edited, combined and made live:

If you can’t see the above video, you should be able to see it on YouTube by clicking here.

I didn’t know they were going to do this, but they made short profile videos of each of the fathers involved: Whit Honea, Jim Higley, Clay Nichols and Seth Taylor.

A really inspiring video from a great bunch of guys who are also great dads. I love that so many fathers brought up that they want to be present and involved for their kids. I think that’s my favorite part of this group video.

When I finished my video, I realized that I had submitted about 18 or so minutes of footage that took hours too long (I know, I know) of retakes, shortening answers, trying different angles and even difference cameras (iPhone, 5D Mark II). Brevity is not my gift. As part of the process, I was asked to share a story about my own father. I was going to try to write it down, but I watched that section again and decided to share it on its own:

If you can’t see the video above, you should be able to see it by clicking here. You can follow me on Vimeo.

I need to smile more.

Happy Father’s Day, people.

Note: Thanks to Philips-Norelco for sponsoring this post as part of their New Face of Dad campaign. You can read more about this campaign by visiting their Facebook page.