Make this Father's Day Count

All dads are different. Instead of another tie, buy yours the present that shows him you're the one who knows him best

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In 1909, when Sonora Dodd came up with the idea to create a day to honor her dad—who had raised six children on his own—she probably had no idea how big the occasion would become. In 1972, Dodd's idea became official when President Richard M. Nixon signed a Presidential resolution that declared Father's Day would always be the third Sunday in June. According to Hallmark Research, 73% of Americans celebrated or recognized Father's Day last year.

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