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Man abandoned by dad at 14 creates videos simplifying basic tasks.

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After being deserted by his father during his teenage years, a man endeavors to assist others in acquiring fundamental life skills.

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After being deserted by his father during his teenage years, a man endeavors to assist others in acquiring fundamental life skills.

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While it isn’t a father’s responsibility to provide instructions on changing a tire, shaving, or tying a tie, these tasks often fall under the domain of the male figure within the household.

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Unfortunately, at the age of 14, Rob Kenney’s father abandoned him, never to return again.

As a teenager, he found himself in the position of having to reside in his older brother’s home, navigating the challenges of adolescence with limited parental guidance, as reported by the Daily Mail.

Despite growing up without the internet’s support, he has embarked on a remarkable journey of creating a dedicated YouTube channel aimed at imparting wisdom on life’s finer nuances.

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From unclogging a bathroom drain to hanging a shelf, wearing a suit, and whipping up simple yet delicious recipes, this guide covers it all.

The channel, known as “Dad, How Do I?”, boasts an impressive subscriber count of over 4.7 million.

He articulates each task in a tranquil tone, presenting concise steps to ensure seamless comprehension for viewers around the globe.

Rob, a parent of two grown children, discovered a unique opportunity to share his wisdom and knowledge with those who may lack a teacher. With a genuine desire to impart his insights, Rob embraces the chance to offer guidance to others.

His mission was to deliver valuable and practical content, aimed at helping people master fundamental tasks that everyone should be familiar with.

After much contemplation, Kenney finally decided to launch the channel. However, it was the arrival of the coronavirus pandemic that truly convinced him that it was the perfect time to embark on this new venture.

His videos attract a constant stream of people, who eagerly express the profound impact they have on their lives.

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One said: “I grew up without having a dad… So when I read there’s a YouTube channel called Dad How Do I? That teaches stuff that dads would I had to check it out immediately…. I’ve grown to see you as my dad you’ve taught me so many things that mine was never there to teach me… thank you.”

Another added: “I just found out about your channel 10 minutes from this post from a different YouTube channel. I cried at the start of the video just hearing that first sentence. For the first time in 31 years I felt like I had a father who cared. So thank you.”

A third wrote: “I just wanted to say thank you for all the videos. I lost my dad in 2021. I use to always ask him for help when I didn’t know how to do something. I know its easy to look stuff up on the internet and get tutorials, but hearing it from you really makes it more helpful and it reminds me off all the good times I spent with my dad.”

Not all heroes wear capes.

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