Father’s Day is right around the corner. In honor of that special day recognize the dad in your life (whether it’s your father, husband or a father figure) by uploading a photo of them to this gallery. In the caption field, tell us what makes him such a great dad.

Here at The Root DC, we’re working on a series of essays about fatherhood and defining what that means for families throughout the D.C. area. So be sure to share your best photos of your father - we may use your pictures in print.

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