06/17/2012 12:45 pm ET

Father's Day: Why Is Your Dad Your Hero? (TWITTER SLIDESHOW)

We've all been moved by the stories of dads who have made ultimate sacrifices for their kids. But what about the everyday things Dad does for us? It's pretty safe to assume most of us consider our Dad one of our greatest heroes.

Maybe your father went without to make sure your family was happy and healthy. Or, he's your hero because the hairstyles he gave you when Mom was away were awesomely unforgettable. Or, more than likely, he's the one who encouraged you, listened to you and loved you during some of your roughest patches.

Whatever the reason, check out the Twitter slideshow below and then let us know in the comments below why your Dad is your hero!

Why Is Your Dad Your Hero?!