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Why dads are basically superheroes

Maria Mora is a freelance writer and single mom fueled by coffee, questionable time management skills, toaster oven waffles and the color orange. She lives in Florida with her two young sons. If you see her on Twitter, tell her to stop p...

Celebrating the cool things dads do

What makes Dad awesome? Well that depends on who you're asking. Every dad has his own unique super powers. This Father's Day, we're celebrating the cool things that dads do.

Do you remember what made your dad seem larger than life when you were a kid? For me, it was my dad captaining a huge fishing vessel. When he was at the wheel in the pilot house, he seemed like a real-life superhero to me. Dads can have super powers in big ways and small ways. We asked families to share photos that illustrate why dads are basically superheroes.

Dads don't get tired of the same puppy board book

Celebrating the cool things dads do

Dads give you fancy hairstyles

Celebrating the cool things dads do

Dads keep you warm at the beach

Celebrating the cool things dads do

Dads wear your Wonder Woman cape so it doesn't get dirty

Celebrating the cool things dads do

Dads take you down the big sled hill

Celebrating the cool things dads do

Dads teach you important survival skills

Celebrating the cool things dads do

Dads let you get close to the stove

Celebrating the cool things dads do

Dads let you play with their toys

Celebrating the cool things dads do

Dads give you wings

Celebrating the cool things dads do

Dads have secret identities

Celebrating the cool things dads do

Dads wear whatever you stick on their heads

Celebrating the cool things dads do

Dads teach you all about Star Wars

Celebrating the cool things dads do

Dads make you feel like royalty

Celebrating the cool things dads do

Dads don't let you trick or treat without supervision

Celebrating the cool things dads do

Dads teach you how to play the drums

Celebrating the cool things dads do

Dads help you find your way

Celebrating the cool things dads do

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