My father was a physician who loved music and books. He was always helping me. He got 2000 people to attend my debut recital at Carnegie Hall in 1968. In 1993 he suggested bringing a tape recorder to record the autistic children in my class at PS 176 in NYC. I was able to hold their attention and was able to form a choir of 25 children. He was always a loving mentor. I am extremely lucky to have had wonderful, loving parents,
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You received the greatest blessing of all: a loving, supportive childhood, which enabled you to mature with unlimited self-confidence.
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Thank you very much for your insightful comment
Having a father or father figure in one’s life is important, it doesn’t have to be one’s biological father but a father figure who is kind is very necessary. Those who do not enjoy such a relationship can be drawn to authoritarian figures later in life, which can be disastrous for the fatherless child, sadly.
Thank you for your kind thoughts.