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Two Dads Who Have Officially Restored My Faith In Humanity

Here are two stories to make you feel positive going into the weekend (tomorrow’s Saturday, guys!):

First up, a heartwarming story, via Towleroad, of a dad who, upon overhearing his son talking about his fears at how his parents will react to his upcoming coming-out, wrote a preemptive (and tears-inducing) letter of acceptance, assuring his son of his love and support. This was first posted about on the Facebook page of

Here is a transcription of the letter:

I overheard your phone conversation with Mike last night about your plans to come out to me. The only thing I need you to plan is to bring home OJ and bread after class. We are out, like you now.

I’ve known you were gay since you were six, I’ve love you since you were born.

– Dad

P.S. Your mom and I think you and Mike make a…

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