I heard an ad on a hip-hop radio station that said fatherless children are five times more likely to drop out of school.
It is acceptable, almost natural, to feel sympathy for children who grow up in single parent households. I was raised by only my mother, and for a long time I never understood why others felt bad for kids like me.
It was in the sixth grade that I started to understand the fallout of my father’s absence. It was in the seventh grade when I came close to being just another fatherless statistic.Read More