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PHOTOS: Heroic Dad Competes In Triathlon With Disabled Daughter

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - A Michigan man who participated in a local triathlon over the weekend has been called the "father of the century" by some because of the devotion he has shown for his child.

Rick van Beek of Byron Center, Mich., took part in the Sanford and Sun sprint triathlon this Saturday with his 13-year-old daughter, Madison, the Midland Daily News reports.

The teenager couldn't take part in the event alone, so her heroic dad pulled and pushed her along with him, taking every stride and stroke together toward the finish line. click here to read more

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