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A tribute to Father’s on this day

Sonora Smart Dodd was the only daughter of widower, William who was left with 6 young children after his wife died in childbirth with their 5th son. William Smart had been a Sergeant in the Union’s First Arkansas Light Artillery during the Civil War. Smart held her father in great esteem. While hearing a church sermon about the newly recognized Mother’s Day at Central Methodist Episcopal Church,┬áSonora felt strongly that fatherhood needed recognition as well.…

By Cassaundra Melgar-C'De Baca June 17, 2018 0