Of course, many of the lessons Bolles shares with his son will be ones he takes from Greg Freeman, whom Bolles lived with following a rough stretch in his life. As a son and a father, Bolles shares his perspective.
Aric DiLalla: This is your first Father’s Day with Kingston. What are you looking forward to?
AD: Is it a little bit weird to celebrate it for the first time?
GB: Oh, absolutely. Just like my wife said when she celebrated Mother’s Day for the first time. She said it was weird, but it’s good. It’s something you’ve got to get used to. But being a father and a husband, it’s awesome. It’s a very humbling experience.
AD: What lessons have you taken from Greg that you’re going to try to apply as a father?
GB: Just teach my kid how to work hard. That’s what Greg showed me: to work hard and to never give up. And, you know, just be a person that your son can look up to every single day. When your son needs you, be there. When your son calls you, answer the phone.
That’s what a father is….
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