“My daughter and I were running late (as usual) so we grabbed a quick bite at Starbucks instead of making breakfast at home. While we waited for our food, I pulled out my brush and started styling her hair in front of everyone. Before I became a dad, I never thought I would be the kind of guy who would do something like this — let alone a guy who actually knew how to do something like this, but here I was. Hell, the simple act of me brushing my daughter’s hair went viral a few years ago, and I certainly didn’t see that coming. Fatherhood is strange like that.
As this was going on, an older gentleman sitting next to us said, ‘This is such a beautiful thing. You should take a photo of it. I have daughters, and trust me, she’ll appreciate this photo when she’s older.’ So I gave him my phone and when he snapped the photo, he said, ‘You should put this on Instagram or SnapTalk or whatever it’s called. You’ll be famous!’
The look on my daughter’s face says it all.”
Doyin Richards [daddydoinwork]
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