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Absolutely. Check the stats to the right from Fatherhood.org. Dad's presence impacts literacy, crime rates, confidence and so much more. Every dad matters. We want to make sure that every day, knows that they need and deserve to be in their child's life. No excuses. Dad's alone don't matter, its their relationship with the mother, or other parent. Is there a father figure?
XX% of children in fatherless homes can't read.
XX% of children in fatherless homes lack confidence
xx% of children in fatherless homes are more likely to do drugs.
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