What is the most significant lesson dad taught you?
For Father’s Day, we teamed up with the online storytelling service LifePosts to discover and share what you learned from your dad or a father figure.

At Minnesota Public Radio we value a good story, told well. That’s why we are sharing these first person stories from LifePosts.

Stories of Motherhood

In Memory: Catherine Kvall

Karen Edmonds revealed her very personal path to motherhood

Linda Kvall was told she couldn’t have kids…and she couldn’t be happier the doctor was wrong

Stacey Vanden Heuvel wrote about her motherhood journey

Liz Lee Heinecke said her ‘story so far’ is a letter to her kids

Sara-Louise Henry shared her reflections on motherhood

Veterans Tell Their Own Stories

Daniel Bellis recounted some of his experiences as a journalist and photographer in Afghanistan

Sieara Washington explored the motivations and impact of her service as a radio operator in the Marines

JA Moad James examined the path he’s taken to become the honorable individual he is today, and shared some of his favorite photos from both his time as a pilot and as a father

Danel Zirbes outlined how the journey to become a Warrant Officer catalyzed his determination to help others make a positive change in their own life

Lina Knox shared how her service in Iraq led her to meet her future wife

Miguel Reynoso explored both the highlights and lowlights of his time serving as a Satellite Communications operator in Germany

Loren Hanson outlined his time spent in Vietnam as part of the 1st Cavalry Division & Company D, 1st Battalion 8 Marines

Matthew Mikesell crafted a timeline of his service as part of the Montana Army National Guard

Ekundayo Falade Ekundayo “Dayo” Falade shared some of the things he has learned as an immigrant serving in the 101st Airborne Division in Afghanistan

Share Your Own Story

You can create beautiful memorials, wedding anniversary albums, and digital keepsakes for all of life’s important milestones on LifePosts. Create your own story today!