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“The Best Advice My Dad Ever Gave Me”

In honor of Father’s Day, Nesties share their favorite bits of wisdom and encouragement from dear ol’ dad.

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"'Get a job.' It was frustrating when I was 16, but it taught me how important a strong work ethic was and how it would help me to get ahead as an adult. The 16-year-old in me is so irritated that Dad was right :)" -- Beth N.

"'If it seems too good to be true, it probably is.'" -- Dominique L.

"'Luck is when preparation meets opportunity. Always be prepared.' And, 'If they don't like you, screw 'em!'" -- Cara A.

"'Change your oil every 3,000 miles.' And, 'Save your money!'" -- Jaime C.

"'Be kind to everyone.'" -- Kelly F.

"'If all you ever do is all you've ever done, then all you'll ever get is all you've ever had.' And, 'Don't sell yourself short. Ever.'" -- Shannon G.

"'Don't ever try to make sense of a drunk person. It will just frustrate you.'" -- Jessica D.

"'The best thing about pain is that it always goes away.'" -- Abby Rae Hinkson

-- Kristine Solomon