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Yansen is a hip-hop dancer and actor in Bay Shore, N.Y. His siblings and his father, Hector, all worked in financial institutions. Yansen decided to go against the grain. Father and son both agree, though, that Yansen is pretty good at what he does. Dirk Anschütz hide caption

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Stay-At-Home Dads Still Struggle With Diapers, Drool, Stigma And Isolation

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Jean Marie Rukundo and his wife, Theodosie Uwambajimana, with their 2-year-old daughter. They've nicknamed her "Rwamrec," the acronym for a resource center in Rwanda that taught Rukundo how to step up his game as a spouse and father. When he came with his wife to the delivery room for the child, she says that "touched my heart." Amy Yee for NPR hide caption

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Giving dads a task — in this case, reading — seemed to suit them better than the kind of parenting classes favored by moms. Maskot/Getty Images hide caption

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