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OUR SONS -- THE GLOBAL VILLAGE'S NEXT GENERATION OF FATHERS

Little boys -- our sons --- the Global Village's Next Generation of Fathers -- enter this world brimming with insatiable curiosity, irrepressible enthusiasm, unbridled energy, and limitless potential.  For some, the journey from childhood to manhood is an exhausting struggle with academic performance, self-esteem, and health issues.   It is a journey that is further complicated by the lack of access to positive male role models and mixed signals and misinformation about masculinity, Fatherhood, and the rules of engagement for courtship and marriage which are transmitted daily by music videos, films, television situation comedies, the print media, and segments of society.

Is it any wonder that some of our sons -- the Next Generation of Fathers -- upon reaching puberty, descend into into an abyss of confusion and despair?

Have the adults of the world inadvertently and collectively overlooked the unique psychological and intellectual needs of boys -- our sons -- the Next Generation o…