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Father: Male parent
A father is the male parent of a child. Besides the paternal bonds of a father to his children, the father may have a parental, legal, and social relationship with the child that carries with it certain rights and obligations. An adoptive father is a male who has become the child's parent through the legal process of adoption. A biological father is the male genetic contributor to the creation of the infant, through sexual intercourse or sperm donation. A biological father may have legal obligations to a child not raised by him, such as an obligation of monetary support. A putative father is a man whose biological relationship to a child is alleged but has not been established. A stepfather is a male who is the husband of a child's mother and they may form a family unit, but who generally does not have the legal rights and responsibilities of a parent in relation to the child.

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Dad jailed for 'sadistic' disciplining of his kids

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Coronavirus Queensland: Dad defends daughter's 'mistake'

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Violet Grace Youens: Dad welcomes MPs' vote on death crash drivers

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Dad and two children killed after being hit by car while on Father's Day walk

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'One beautiful life': Dad's love for daughter leads to wheelchair innovation for disabled people

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Dad and daughter duo in Spain dress up in different costumes for their daily walks

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