Boston Globe — May 28, 2016
A man from the Chicago area plans to bicycle all the way home from Boston to urge fathers to deeply engage with their children.
David A. Hirsch, 55, believes that many of society’s ills, from high dropout rates to drug abuse to crime, are connected to children growing up without fathers or other strong male role models.
“We’re trying to get the message to fathers to be more present in their children’s lives . . . financially present, physically present, emotionally present, and spiritually present,” he said. “I call that the mantra of fatherhood, or the four pillars of being a great dad.”
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