My Dad: Thanks, Dad, for making me become a man

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© Davide Simone
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My father, now 80 years old.
is a widower, is going through a very difficult time.
Thanks Dad for making me become a male.
I love you


The wisdom of the father is the biggest lesson for the children.

Democritus Fragments, V-IV century. a.e.c.

44 responses

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer (Deleted) gave props (2 Jun 2014):

    Davide, my blessings for your father. He is very handsome just like his son :-)

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (2 Jun 2014):

    wow, wonderful & beautiful portrait work!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (2 Jun 2014):

    Friggin'FabulousFatherFoto! and entry!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (2 Jun 2014):

    Your Dad looks like a very kind man...just like his son...A wonderful portrait!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (2 Jun 2014):

    Marvelous tribute!

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (2 Jun 2014):

    Grande dedica e grande ritratto!!

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (2 Jun 2014):

    This is so very look alike..

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (2 Jun 2014):

    highly emotional and poignant

  • Barbara Kurth

    Barbara Kurth said (2 Jun 2014):

    You captured his spirit beautifully ! This is a great shot of your Father ! Wonderful tribute to him....

  • Barbara Socor

    Barbara Socor gave props (2 Jun 2014):

    A very handsome portrait (of a very handsome man)...A deeply felt and loving tribute....

  • chuck vona

    chuck vona   gave props (2 Jun 2014):

    no more to say...perfect

  • Talisha (Tally) Sachlis

    Talisha (Tally) Sachlis   gave props (2 Jun 2014):

    You look just like him, Davide! Such a beautiful photo and tribute.

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (2 Jun 2014):

    A very handsome man and portrait!

  • courtney stone-moore

    courtney stone-moore gave props (2 Jun 2014):

    very cool.

  • R L

    R L gave props (2 Jun 2014):


  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (2 Jun 2014):

    A fantastic entry and tribute Davide, it is always great to see those who appreciate their parents and family!!! :-)

  • Hilda Cox

    Hilda Cox gave props (2 Jun 2014):

    absolutely wonderful !!!! Lovely portrait handsome Dad and son also

  • Hilda Cox

    Hilda Cox gave props (2 Jun 2014):

    What a wonderful picture of your Dad . Wish him all the best and love your tribute to him

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon   gave props (2 Jun 2014):

    A striking portrait of your Dad.. such a handsome man! A beautiful and touching tribute, perfect for the theme!!

  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (2 Jun 2014):

    a great capture!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker gave props (2 Jun 2014):

    fantastic portrait!

  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (3 Jun 2014):

    Wonderful tribute! He looks like you.Wish him good health and happiness!!!

  • kenneth boston

    kenneth boston gave props (3 Jun 2014):

    Beautiful capture .looks good for his age

  • Evelyne Schulte

    Evelyne Schulte gave props (3 Jun 2014):

    Wonderful portrait and tribute!

  • Kathryn Meyer

    Kathryn Meyer gave props (3 Jun 2014):

    Marvelous portrait, impish eyes!

  • Ronald Orosz

    Ronald Orosz said (3 Jun 2014):

    Very nice!

  • Oregon Curly

    Oregon Curly (Deleted) gave props (3 Jun 2014):

    The others have said it all far better than I can. Excellent portrait and dedication. Will keep your father in our prayers.

  • Joseh Burdell

    Joseh Burdell gave props (3 Jun 2014):

    Emotional!! Nice entry

  • Frank

    Frank gave props (3 Jun 2014):

    Marvelous tribute!

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant gave props (4 Jun 2014):


  • Loree McComb

    Loree McComb   said (4 Jun 2014):

    Handsome man - wonderful capture

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (5 Jun 2014):

    A superb portrait of your father!

  • Talia Krasicka

    Talia Krasicka gave props (6 Jun 2014):

    Very tender.

  • Mary Anne Worrell

    Mary Anne Worrell gave props (6 Jun 2014):

    Well captioned expression.

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (9 Jun 2014):

    He has so much character. You had wonderful parents, Davide.

  • Scott Emery

    Scott Emery gave props (11 Jun 2014):

    The depth of his feeling for you and a sense of his honest, worldly insight is captured here. Moving.

  • Chip Dennison

    Chip Dennison gave props (11 Jun 2014):


  • Patty Gross

    Patty Gross gave props (12 Jun 2014):

    I'm sure your father is a very wise gentleman. Your photo of him is wonderful, what a handsome man he still is at 80!!! I wish him well and pray he has much happiness left in his life!!!

  • rob castro

    rob castro (Deleted) gave props (13 Jun 2014):

    Evocative ... I dig it

  • Laurie Search

    Laurie Search gave props (13 Jun 2014):

    Aww, I'm so sorry your father is going through a difficult time....but he surely has a fantastic son, and this is such a sweet and wonderful tribute to your dear dad......:)))

  • Novak Nastasić

    Novak Nastasić gave props (24 Jun 2014):

    Great portrait! Best wishes to your father.

  • Elyseo

    Elyseo gave props (21 Jul 2014):


  • May Lattanzio

    May Lattanzio gave props (24 Oct 2014):

    A beautiful portrait of a still handsome man. I can feel the connection between you. Loneliness is brutal at "our" age, but I'm sure among his treasures is his son and the family.

  • Michael F. OBrien

    Michael F. OBrien said (16 Feb 2015):

    Lovely tribute, Davide! Yes, I am back for a while, at least!!

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