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9 On Your Side shares Father's Day photos

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GREENVILLE, N.C. - More than 70 million fathers across the nation celebrate Father’s Day this weekend.

9 On Your Side put together a slideshow of our dads to share with you!

Here are some fun facts about the day dedicated to dads:

-          Father’s Day is the fourth-largest card sending occasion
-          Neckties are the leading father’s Day gift, followed by tools, fishing rods and golf clubs
-          There are an 154,000 estimated “stay-at-home” dads across America
-          Roses are the official flower for Father's Day
-          The first observance of Father's Day is believed to have been held on June 19, 1910
-          Father's Day has been officially celebrated annually since 1972 when President Richard Nixon signed the public law that made it permanent

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