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29 Secrets Dads Want Their Sons To Know About Adulthood

Consider this a heart-to-heart in a time capsule. Shot while the beer flowed at the 2015 Dad 2.0 Summit in San Francisco.

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1. "Just because you CAN funnel beer, does not mean you should."

Jim Lin
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2. "Never settle for less than you are willing to work for in life."

Ron Mattocks
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3. "Love God, your mom, your sisters to learn how to love your wife."

Dee Lanier
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4. "Babies = Priceless. Condoms = 50 cents"

Anon
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5. "Don't be a prick."

Mark Howerton
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6. "No tattoos until you're 40 years old."

Kipp Jerecke-Cheng
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7. "Be your awesome."

Michael Kaufman
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8. "Why? Is a great question."

Joel Gratcyk
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9. "Don't be afraid to express your emotions!"

Mike Cruse
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10. "Be of service to every human being. Spread love and excellence throughout the galaxy. Above all else, be yourself."

Ryan E. Hamilton
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11. "Be confident! You're doing better than you think!"

Aaron Gouveia
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12. "Please for the love of God stop picking your nose!"

Brent Almond
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13. "Things on the internet live forever. Post carefully."

Trey Burby
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14. "All you need is love. And water. And sunscreen. But mostly love."

Jeff Bogle
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15. "There's always money in the banana stand!"

Adam G.
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16. "Be authentic + grateful, always; remember you matter."

Doug Gertner
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17. "I didn't have it figured out either."

David Vienna
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18. "Don't listen to a thing I say. Especially this."

Dave Lesser
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19. "You taught me what love, exhaustion, and exhilaration truly feel like. Dads are men made better. I hope you take the journey too."

Charlie Capen
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20. "Learn good lessons from bad decisions."

Kevin McKeever
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21. "Be happy."

Whit Honea
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22. "Nothing good ever happens after midnight!"

Pete Gilbert
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23. "It's alright to fall down. Just make sure to get back up!"

Chris Read
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24. "Take care of your dads the way you want your kids to take care of you in the future."

Mitch Chaitin
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25. "Always be yourself. Especially when others don't want you to."

Chris Bernholdt
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26. "Don't let work get in the way of family!"

Gabe Sendejes
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27. "Don't try to capture the moment and just enjoy the moment."

John Wiley
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28. "Be brave, even when you are not."

Joseph Fowler
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29. "Sex makes babies."

Mike Tremoulet
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