Women of FGB with a great mom, dad (or both), what makes your parents awesome?
Emma Miller 1.54k
September 19,2018 at 7:38PM UTC
I live far away from my parents. And they're known for dropping everything to drive hours to see me, pick me up at an airport, or babysit for days at a time. They'll even play the Jurassic Park theme some when they pick me up (which is kind of legendary). They're selfless and if there is one thing I'd want them to know that I don't emphasize enough... I'm a better person because of them. What makes your parents the best?
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