Nearly a dozen women show up after man's father places full-page ad to find him a wife

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Man Gets Overwhelming Response to Full-Page Ad Father Placed to Find Him a Wife

COEUR d'ALENE, Idaho (FOX) -- It has been especially difficult to find love for Baron Brooks, a businessman living in Salt Lake City. But things are looking up.

His father decided the single 48-year-old could use a little help navigating the dating world.

Brooks was shocked to see his own picture in a full-page ad, seeking a wife.

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Man mortified after seeing his face on a newspaper ad

"If I die now, I want it to be known by medical science, that one can die from embarrassment," he told Q13 News.

Brooks said he soon figured out his 78-year-old father had placed the $900 ad without his permission.

And over the weekend, he decided to allow his father to proceed with the interviews.

On Monday, Brooks told Q13 News This Morning nearly a dozen candidates came forward.

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