Surprising origins of a face drawing

In this fascinating three-part story, Steve of "The Sneeze" looks into the history of a face that his father has been drawing for the last 60 years. Steve told Drawn!:
200801031416My father has been drawing this same ‘face’ on my birthday cards and cakes for as long as I remember. I recently started pressing him for info about this face that he’s been drawing for 60 years and it all unfolded with a completely unexpected and satisfying ending.
The interview with his father is funny and heart-warming. Link