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Project Fatherhood

A Story of Courage and Healing in One of America's Toughest Communities

by Jorja Leap

Hardcover, 241 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $24.95 |

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Project Fatherhood
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A Story of Courage and Healing in One of America's Toughest Communities
Author
Jorja Leap

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A reformed gang member who became a community activist describes his experiences working with young men in South Los Angeles, helping them to become better fathers despite their struggles and lacking of their own father figures.

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'Project Fatherhood': In A Struggling Neighborhood, Dads Are Helping Dads

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