The Face of Fatherloss
The quintessential image of father loss.
In addition, many women from the world of feminism and politics were or are also fatherless daughters, either the result of death or divorce, including Eleanor Roosevelt, Gloria Steinem, Bella Abzug, Olympia Snow, and Geraldine Ferraro.
Today, as I write this, Sonia Sotomayor, a 54-year-old woman of Puerto Rican descent, raised in the Bronx, New York, became the first person of Hispanic descent to sit as a judge on the Supreme Court of the United States. One pivotal factor in Judge Sotomayor’s personal history is that her father died when was nine,
For me, like Paris Jackson, Judge Sonia Sotomayor is a quintessential face of father loss.
Denial of reasonable access to your own kids is child abuse and Child visitation interference in family law litigation : the handbook for victims of custody and access disputes by Bad Judges and Lawyers Reporting page causing Intentional infliction of emotional distress / Negligent infliction of emotional distress Abuse of the legal system– Legal Abuse Syndrome: 8 Steps for Avoiding the Traumatic Stress Caused by the Justice System –Legal abuse Florida Legal Malpractice and Attorney Ethics – Family courts and the exploitation of the legal system,”. – Civil Rights in Family Law –Florida Access To Civil Justice – Families Civil Liberties Union http://www.fclu.org –Community Supporters’ of Father’s Civil Rights – City of Miami Civilian Investigative Panel – FLORIDA CIVIL RIGHTS ASSOCIATION (FCRA)
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When I was 17 I lost my dad unexpectedly. It’s been seven years and the pain is still very real. Over the course of those years I have come to realize many things that I feel need to be shared with others. I know there are many other young women who are in my shoes. To our friends, these are the things we want you to know.
1. We’re sorry.
We are sorry for being quiet every time you talk about your dad to us. We don’t mean to sound uninterested or make you feel that your happiness is unimportant to us. It’s just that when you talk about moments with your dad, it takes us back to moments with ours. Moments we wish we could relive and share with you, too. We don’t get quiet on purpose; it kind of just happens. It’s our mind’s…
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