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20 Ordinary Dads Who Are Actually Real-Life Heroes in Their Children’s Eyes

Being a father can be full of sweet moments for those who experience the joy of becoming a parent. However, these moments, as simple as they may seem, can also inspire and make children think they have been blessed with a real-life hero.

Today, we’re bringing you 20 photos shared by Reddit users that portray situations in which ordinary dads conquered their children’s hearts even more.

1. “My dad coming off his ambulance shift to come to deal with me as a newborn, 1995”

2. “My dad, who’s 75 years old, won his age category in the Pittsburgh 10 Miler today.”

3. “My dad got me right in the feels today with a wallet.”

4. “My dad hasn’t painted in over 30 years. Now that he’s retired, he decided to pick up a brush again.”

5. “My dad made this by hand while overcoming serious medical issues.”

6. “After being a stay-at-home dad for 6 years, I started college alongside my son who just started kindergarten. We got this!”

7. “When I was 2, I gave my dad a stuffed beluga whale to keep in his work bag so that if he ever missed me he could hold it and think of me. 18 years later, my dad has just told me he still brings the beluga whale to work with him every day.”

8. “My dad and his beloved pet duck that he raised from an egg, 1994”

9. “Taking my daughter camping is one of my favorite parts of being a dad.”

10. “My dad is the Macy’s Santa in Seattle. Today, he got to meet a legend!”

11. “My youngest son asked my dad if he knew a wizard who could tell him where to find magic treasure. My dad made a map and hid magic treasures around our property and took him on a treasure hunt.”

12. “My dad made my indoor cats a tower/bridge treehouse so they could safely enjoy the outdoors.”

13. “My partner holding our identical twin girls, born prematurely at 30 weeks, together for the first time. They’re a month old today.”

14. “My dad and I used to get milkshakes together all the time. Here’s my daughter and me sharing our first milkshake together.”

15. “My dad, receiving his bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, at 62 years young — he is so happy and I am so proud.”

16. “My dad doing his best to celebrate my second birthday in 1995 when it was just the 2 of us for a while”

17. “My dad built this entire shed by himself! He started building it in May and finished in November. He is very proud of it.”

18. “My little one having a nice breakfast with her dad who’s finally home from the hospital after a week, just in time for Christmas!”

19. “Told my stepdad I prefer the orange jelly beans, and this morning I came in to him sorting them into a jar for me.”

20. “My son accidentally left his favorite stuffed animal, Hamilton, on my dad’s farm. My dad had a little fun making a story out of it.”

Which of these posts was the most emotional for you? Do you have any similar stories? Tell us in the comments!

Preview photo credit W***ncats / Reddit
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