When I Grow Up I Want To Be Like You
As children we all have our heroes
The people we want to be like
The Mickey Mantle’s and the Michael Jordan’s
The person I wanted to be like taught me how to catch a baseball
He taught me how to shoot a free throw
But he also taught me how to do something else
He taught me how to be a father and a husband
He showed me a father’s love has no boundaries
A father’s love is mimicked after the Father’s Love
He showed me a husband’s love is everything
He showed me a husband’s love is endless
Daddy Daddy, Why do birds fly?
Daddy Daddy, Can I go with you today?
Daddy, How can I go to heaven?
Daddy, Will you teach me to drive?
Dad, Do you like this college?
Dad, This is the girl I want to marry?
Dad, Why did this happen to me?
Dad, Do you like her name?
Dad, Do you like this house?
Who knows the next question?
But I know you have the answer.
Thank you Dad for being my Mickey Mantle
When I grow up I want to be like you!
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