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Dynamite Dad Contest Winner Is...

"I love my young ones and i'm proud they're here with me," says Kirk Lunsford, surrounded by his three sons, wife, and his mother.

He's the winner of our Dynamite Dad contest after we narrowed down hundreds of entries down to three finalists.
Known as "Big Daddy," he's described as a mother hen to his kids. Coaching them through sports and life.

He's shown strength even while severely injured. Four years ago, on a rainy day, a trucker lost control of his rig on I-40 near Old Fort.

Kirk, a Crooked Creek Volunteer Firefighter, was first on the scene when another vehicle slammed him against a wall. It was a year before he could walk again after suffering multiple fractures to his legs.

"I ain't figured out my favorite superhero but he's a good one to pick," youngest son Adam told us earlier this week. "He's been through the ringer but he's been there beside us since we were little."   

"It feels good for people to tell you, you've done a good job," Kirk says.

He receives a Primo Grill from Smart Home Products of the Carolinas, services at Carmen!Carmen! Salon, and a bouquet from Edible Arrangements.

The prize package: $1400. The recognition: priceless.

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