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Drs. Sampson Davis, George Jenkins, and Rameck Hunt discovered early in their friendship that they shared a disturbing trait: as children, they navigated dangerous inner-city life without a father’s guidance. In spite of this, they escaped delinquency and crime to form the Pact, dedicated to putting themselves on the road to success. Now, the Three Doctors make a new promise: to set aside their resentment, and rebuild the relationships with their fathers—men they barely recognize. Told in alternating voices between father and son, The Bond explores the hard lessons of growing up without a father and suggests ways to stem the tide of fatherlessness in communities across the country. Honest, brave, and poignant, The Bond is a book for every child and every family.
The Bond: Three Young Men Learn to Forgive and Reconnect with Their Fathers
By Sampson Davis, George Jenkins, Rameck Hunt and Lisa Frazier Page
Paperback: 304 pages
“Every parent should read The Bond because it highlights the power of forgiveness and drives home the fact that it is never too late to be a family.”—Bill Cosby
"The authors of The Pact return with a book about how it feels to need a dad and what it takes to be a good one. Timely, healing, and hope-filled."—Detroit Free Press
"A memorable portrait of the resiliency of family. However configured."—The Cleveland Plain Dealer
"The Threee Doctors pull no punches.... This is a book that every father and every family should read and take to heart. It's honest and brave and true."—Queen Latifah, musician, actress, and author of Ladies First
"Powerful, candid straight talk needed to help mend our community fabric and strengthen our family ties."—Cory Booker, mayor of Newark, New Jersey
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