My last beer with Dad — It was St Patrick’s Day, 1981. I took off work and stopped by my Irish pub. To my surprise my dad worked a half day and joined me for Irish songs and many beers. My dad sadly died the next day. But I will cherish those last beers I had with dad for the rest of my life.
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