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‘I Feel Really Special and Loved’: East School Brownies Put On Father’s Day Breakfast at Merri Bee Cabin

Allison Yin, a rising East School third-grader, finished tying the bracelet she’d made onto her dad’s wrist as he sat at a long table outside the Merri Bee Cabin in Kiwanis Park on Sunday morning. A spread of coffee, donuts, fruit kebabs, juice, croissants and jam materialized in front of Duncan Yin and a dozen other dads, and Allison soon instructed her own father to select from a muffin tray full of eggs freshly baked in flour tortillas the “smashed egg” whose yolk she’d broken apart in the kitchenette inside during prep, specifically so that he would get the one she made. “Loving this explosion of Father’s Day gifts,” Yin said as he and fellow dads of Brownies Troop 50562 reunited with their daughters after a sleepover in the cabin and were treated to a full service breakfast on their special day. “I have a little bracelet-keychain and then, in case I wasn’t sure, I have a little piece of paper that certifies me in all the excellent ways that I am a father, which is very reassuring to hear,” Duncan Yin said with a smile. He referred to a “Best Dad” form that each girl filled out with her dad’s info and colored with crayons. Continue Reading →

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