Most assumed that President Barack Obama would speak on gun violence before students and faculty of Hyde Park Academy, in the Woodlawn neighborhood of Chicago. Instead, President Obama spent time advocating for the importance of fathers and both parents to our children and our communities. Rita Fuerst Adams, National Executive Director of Fathers and Families, reports. Read the full story
The President of the United States, Barack Obama, recently sat down with People Magazine and wrote about his feelings on fatherhood. While it’s possible to forget when someone is such a figurehead, even the most singularly powerful man in the U.S. is a father and a son.