Happy Father's Day! 38 Reasons Why We'll Always Be a Daddy's Girl

Photo by: Ashley Horning
"'Dad, how do I set up a 401K?' 'Do I really need to change my cabin filter?' 'Will you change my spark plugs? And my brakes? And my oil?' 'What part of the store would I find... more 
Photo by: Ashley Horning
"'Dad, how do I set up a 401K?' 'Do I really need to change my cabin filter?' 'Will you change my spark plugs? And my brakes? And my oil?' 'What part of the store would I find spider spray?' It's not rare to find an email conversation between my dad and I consisting of nothing more than me asking him the simplest questions. He has all the answers: Bring me your papers. Depends, what does it look like? Yes, bring it over. In the gardening and outdoor section." -- Ashley Horning less 
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Dad taught practical lessons, like the value of hard work and how to check your oil, but he was also experienced in art of raising his pinky finger while sipping imaginary tea. He exemplified humor, stability, and strength, and that's why we'll always be a Daddy's girl. We asked Shine readers to explain the love for their fathers. Here are 38 reasons why we will forever be "Daddy's little girl." Happy Father's Day! -- Ali Swank