Because of mental illness, substance abuse or emotional problems, dad might be there physically, but compared to the bond they had while she was growing up, he has gone to an unreachable place.
Michelle is an object lesson in the power of mothers, a reminder that their work is empowering, comforting, instructive and joyous. And more than any time in recent memory, we need it.
The arrival of Bo is truly change we can believe in. Once a puppy arrives at a house -- even the big white one on Pennsylvania Avenue -- things will never be the same.
For the first time, a new generation of daughters may have more in common with the world of their fathers than they do with the world of their mothers.