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Patrick Quinn
Patrick Quinn is a writer and co-founder of Life of Dad, the Social Network for Fathers. He lives in Southern California with his wife and two children.

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(0) Comments | Posted October 28, 2014 | 3:07 PM

Having a baby is probably the most amazing thing most of us can do during our lives. We are creating a whole new person. We are introducing the world to a whole new being capable of astonishing things for the future decades ahead. And yet, the terminology surrounding this magic...

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I Might Forget You, But Please Remember Me

(3) Comments | Posted August 25, 2014 | 1:04 PM

My dad has Alzheimer's and it is an emotional struggle for me. I wrote this for my kids just in case it hits me me one day.

Hey you two. As I write this, it's 2014 and you are only 7 and 5 (though you like to remind me that...

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7 Ways to Keep Your Kids Safe on the Beach This Summer

(1) Comments | Posted May 30, 2014 | 12:44 PM

Summer's coming, so naturally you're getting ready for some beach time. You've found all of the beach gear in the garage and practiced your best gut suck in front of the mirror, determining it's passably deceptive (it's not). Now if you're a parent, planning for a day on the shore...

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EE.UU. captura comandante talibán en Afganistán

(2) Comments | Posted October 11, 2013 | 5:02 PM

KABUL, Afganistán (AP) — Los soldados estadounidenses tienen detenido a un comandante talibán paquistaní que capturaron en Afganistán hace una semana, reveló el viernes un funcionario provincial afgano.

Su captura podría ser un revés importante para el Talibán paquistaní, que desde hace una década libra una campaña de insurgencia contra...

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Afghanistan Winter Risks 2 Million, U.N. Says (PHOTOS)

(13) Comments | Posted December 12, 2012 | 11:23 AM

KABUL, Afghanistan -- More than 2 million Afghans are at risk from cold, disease and malnutrition this winter as an international appeal for funds to help one of the world's poorest countries has fallen drastically short of its goal, the United Nations and several humanitarian agencies warned on Wednesday.


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Afghanistan: Afghan Soldier Attacks NATO Troops, Killing 2

(458) Comments | Posted August 27, 2012 | 2:15 AM

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Insurgents beheaded 17 people at a party in a Taliban-controlled area, and an Afghan soldier killed two U.S. troops, bringing the two-day death toll Monday to about 30.

Near-daily attacks by militants and increasingly frequent deadly violence against NATO troops by their Afghan allies highlight an...

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Afghanistan Protests Over Quran Burnings Continue

(2075) Comments | Posted February 24, 2012 | 7:49 AM

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan called on his troops to resist any urge to avenge the death of two American soldiers killed in riots over the burning of Qurans at a U.S. base, even as renewed protests Friday claimed at least seven lives.

The anti-American...

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