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Fatherhood: The Role And The Rewards

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Father's Day is this Sunday, June 21.

Father's Day is coming up this weekend. We're devoting this show to talking about fatherhood - the challenges and rewards, and how the role of a father has changed over the years. Can you teach someone to be a better father? What's special about the relationship between a dad and a child? And how could we change our culture to make it easier to be a good father?

We talk to Josh Miller, fatherhood program coordinator at the Visiting Nurse Association of Chittenden and Grand Isle Counties; and David Rettew, child psychiatrist and professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at the University of Vermont College of Medicine.

Plus, Josee Belanger ofCoaticook, Quebec - just over the border -  is a starter for the Canadian Women's World Cup team. We talk with Sandra Prusina of Sportsnet about her career and how the team is doing.

Broadcast live on Thursday, June 18, 2015 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.