#1000FearlessFathers: Jetro Da Silva says being a father is the greatest joy

Name: Jetro Da Silva | City: Angelica | Instagram: @jetrodasilva

What does being a father mean to you?

It is the greatest joy and privilege given to us men in this life.

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Describe your experience with your father growing up and how that impacted you today.

My personal time with my father as a child shaped me forever. His voice, personality and love for me was always evident. He is the one who instructed me about sex , choices and love for self. I am blessed to have Pedro Ribeiro da Silva as my father, the man who has done all he could to make me whom I am today.

What things did you take from your experience growing up into your own fatherhood journey?

1. I have learned the meaning of unconditional love
2. I have learned the meaning of making sacrifice to make sure your kids have the best
3. I have learned the importance of keeping promises

Have you had any obstacles on your fatherhood journey?

Not yet …. I have only learned from experiences.

What advice would you give others new on their fatherhood journey?

Love your kids and always make time for them ….

If you wanted to write a quick note to your father, starting with “Dear Father,” what would it be?

Dear Father, I love you and i só appreciate you. Even during hard times, you never stoped loving me. If I haven’t expressed the way I should please, know , I will always love you.

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