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Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely young daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.

Happy Father's Day isn't so happy


For the past two years, I’ve offered a lengthy, but pertinent blog on Father’s Day. Out of all the days we set aside for special attention during the year, Father’s Day just might be one of the saddest.

The following blog first appeared in 2007. Thank your lucky stars if none of the following applies to you.

This should be a day of celebration. For far too many, it's a reminder of a national crisis.


UPDATE 6/18/12
: The blog I linked to is no longer available. However, many of the findings I posted in that blog can be found in this article.

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