Our Favorite Literary Fathers

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In celebration of Father’s Day, we’re remembering favorite father characters from beloved books.

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MANDY
Arthur Weasley from the Harry Potter series
“Arthur Weasley is the beloved patriarch of the Weasley family, a role model to his children and a father figure to their friend, Harry. He is a sincere, curious, brave, loyal, hardworking, fair and fun Dad. And a pure-blood wizard, which is pretty badass.”

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MERRILEE
Atticus Finch from To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
“I like Atticus Finch, but maybe not for the reasons most people like him. Sure, he’s morally upstanding, a good example, etc. etc. But what I really like about Atticus is how he told his kids what was what, and then let them make their own decisions and mistakes. That’s the way I was raised.”

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BEN
Adam from East of Eden by John Steinbeck
“Families are complicated and Dads can play their part in that. Adam’s…

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