Summary Of Breaking The Cycle Of Absent Fathers

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“Breaking the cycle of [absent] fathers” is about a man named Sheldon Smith from Chicago that started a program for fathers, and it gives them the skills to be “positive role models and responsible parents.” This article was from CNN News and was published on April 27, 2016. A man from Chicago, Illinois named Sheldon Smith started a program to help fathers and give them the needed skills to successfully raise their children. Smith speaks from experience when he says that not having a father-figure while growing up made him the person that he was when he was “17, he was charged with robbery and went to prison.” Ever since he started this program, he has helped “more than 200 young fathers” by “[teaching] life skills, such as financial literacy.”
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