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Give dads a chance at ‘paternity leave’

by Martha Burk

In the 19th century, before Father’s Day was celebrated or even thought about, men literally held ownership of wives and children. Women had to get their husband’s permission for a divorce, and were not entitled to custody of children. In short, kids were the property of fathers.
Few of us would want to go back to that model. But as the 20th century produced a more balanced

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