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Father Cements Relationship with His Son Over a Round of Golf

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JOPLIN, MISSOURI - Many families spent the day soaking up the sun this beautiful Father's Day and celebrating with loved ones.

Father son teams enjoyed playing a round of golf at Schifferdecker Park.

For divorced father Arturo Lara the day meant more than just showing his seventeen year old son Andrew the ropes on the green, but a time for the pair to reconnect and to rebuild their relationship.

"It means the world, actually it means the world to me. I know I've lost him for a few months and all of a sudden he decided he wanted to join me back and stay with me, live with me. So I'm going to try to do the best I can, to become a better father for him, father figure, showing him sports and whatever," says father Arturo Lara.

His son Andrew says, "It means a lot because I''m not going to have him forever so I'm going to enjoy the time with him while I can."

Andrew is still working on his swing, but dad says it's the time spent together that really matters.
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