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By S.H.

A good father should definitely be there for his child. He should never abandon his child.

If he had sex, he should accept the consequences and responsibilities. He should always make sure his child is safe.

A good father should be the parent a child can go to when he has a problem.

If you are a father, you should make sure you’re wealthy enough to take care of your child. You should be able get stuff for school, clothes, food, etc.

A father should be a good role model to his kids.

The hardest part of being a father is giving your kids the attention they need.

My favorite memory is going to the pool with my dad and the rest of my family and also going to waterparks with him. I have a lot of good memories with my dad.

 
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Students of Miami Youth Academy

The students at the Miami Youth Academy wrote these stories for their newspaper Titan Tribune, a collaborative effort by the facility, Miami-Dade County Public Schools and Exchange for Change, a Miami-based non-profit group that supports writing programs in youth commitment and adult correctional facilities. The students work on the paper in a journalism class taught by retired journalism teacher Henry Unger. The writers are identified by their initials to protect their identities.