“Do Fathers Matter?: What Science Is Telling Us About the Parent We’ve Overlooked”

About the Parent We’ve Overlooked””
Soteria Allen Says:
June 1, 2014 at 6:30 am | Reply
Thank you!! Very important information. God designed us to need a dad and a mom, just as the Bible shows over and over. God is GREAT!!

Peace and Freedom

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By Paul Raeburn

When Jay Sullivan was 5 years old, his father had a “bipolar breakdown” and was sent to a psychiatric hospital. What Sullivan remembers from the days and years that followed are violent outbursts, putting his father to bed drunk, late-night calls when his father had no where to stay and bailing him out of jail.

“When he died in 1992, I put his ashes in my closet and put him behind me,” Sullivan wrote on his website.

But it wasn’t that simple. Three years ago, Sullivan, a professional photographer in Red Bank, NJ, began producing a series of images he calls “Glove” to try to reconnect with his father.

Sullivan photographed articles that had linked or divided the two of them — a baseball glove, his father’s shaver and black wingtip shoes and a prescription bottle containing lithium.

As Sullivan continued the project, the dark images…

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