TULSA WORLD - Listening to a Mother’s Day sermon in 1909, Sonora Dodd got to thinking about her father, a widowed Civil War veteran who raised six children on his own. Didn’t he deserve special recognition, too?

A year later, lobbied by Dodd, the mayor of Spokane, Washington, declared the country’s first official Father’s Day, choosing a weekend in June to coincide more or less with birthday celebrations for Dodd’s aging father.

Perhaps it’s fitting that the holiday started with a grown woman who had moved away from home and felt bad — maybe a little guilty? — that dads don’t seem to get as much gratitude and appreciation as moms...

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