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Thank you, John, for your wise comments. I came to that "eventual realization" late in life and it has been devastating. (But I think that deep down I knew it subconsciously for decades but lived in massive denial, numbing my emotions about it all.)
The children who have you as their father will be very lucky and blessed.
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