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What is your favorite memory of your father?

Asked at Downtown Lawrence on June 19, 2005

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Photo of Marissa Ballard

“That would probably be his 40th birthday party. It was a surprise party, and he got all these gag gifts. It was really funny.”

Photo of Lana Davis

“I think my favorite memories of my dad are of him teaching me how to play basketball.”

Photo of Jim Wheeler

“Going fishing at Shawnee Lake in Topeka.”

Photo of Nancy Kraft

“My dad was a wonderful storyteller. He was always … embellishing them more each time. They were always when he was my age.”

Photo of Craig Nowatzke

“The advice he gave me about marriage. He told me, ‘When you’re married, you’re married a long time.’”

Photo of Michael Lopez

“Going to the Wyandotte County Lake when I was 4. I still have a picture of it in a box somewhere.”

Photo of Peter Montecuollo

“I think it was just going to the beach and hanging out. It was good just to have some family time together.”

Photo of Rosie Newman

“Car racing. We did it every weekend while my mother was at work.”

Photo of Tony Robinson

“I just remember him having quite a few kids, and always being a very hard worker.”

Photo of Clint Herrman

“Probably going out pheasant hunting, and just being together outdoors.”

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