Dear Future Son-in-Law,
I have been unable to sleep since I forced my daughter to break off her engagement to you. I trust that you will find it in your heart to forgive me and forget that this ever happened?
I was much too sensitive about your orange Mohawk haircut, multiple tattoos, pierced nose and assorted rings in your ears, eyebrows and tongue.
I now realize that motorcycles aren’t really that dangerous and I really should not have reacted that way to the fact that you have never held a job.
I am sure too, that some other very nice people live under the bridge in the park.
Sure, my daughter is only 18 and wants to marry you instead of going to Harvard on a full-ride scholarship. After all, you can’t learn everything about life from books.
I sometimes forget how backward I can be. I was wrong. I was a fool. I have now come to my senses and you have my full blessing to marry my daughter.
Your future Father-in-Law
P.S. Congratulations on winning the lottery!
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