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Perfect Imperfections

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While my girlfriends were drooling over Zack Morris from Saved by the Bell , I was crushing on Peter Venkman from Ghostbusters . Ok, crushing may be a strong word here, but I was definitely smitten with any man that made me laugh. Funny is sexy and to me, having a quick wit exudes intelligence. A funny man who also has a tendency to be bad is even better.  The quintessential  bad boy is not meet-your-mother worthy. How about date-your-mother worthy?  Enter the resident bad boy, my father. When my dad took my mom out on their first date my mother couldn't shake the feeling of someone following them. Us Dellapenta/Phelan girls have been accused of being a bit too quirky for our own good, but this paranoia was justified. There was not one, not two, but three different women following my father around that night. He had broken all of their hearts and one in particular was still walking around with her engagement ring on her finger. You heard me right. My father