Which is Better the Card or the Gum?

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Sean Croghan’s early confrontation with the things boys thought were cool.

Sons of War: The Hidden Story Behind Brotherhood

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Two survivors of the war between Iraq and Iran were separated in the chaos by enemy lines, but were reunited more than twenty years later.

To My Brother, Who Is My Cousin: A Plea for Family

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How are we all really “connected” as they say? An only child, Jeremy McKeen contemplates the power of close friendship and writes a passionate plea regarding the idea of family. — To my dear brother, my own kin, my side-by-side man, who is my cousin – I celebrate you, us, life itself, our mothers. There is […]

Men’s Conscious Brotherhood; One to Another

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Men’s Movement Founder Calls Older Men to Help With Emotional Health – Young men have been led to believe that there is a superior state of being, called the ”real man” which is in dichotomy with a “weak man” or God forbid: a “woman.” This concept of a “real man” has been developed over many […]

Poetry in Exile

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Nature inspires us all. Even in the cold confines of Prison.

Men, We Are Our Brothers’ Keepers

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“It’s important to be open and willing to extend yourself as a brother because there are men who are waiting for your fellowship, are missing your fellowship, and desire to have a closer relationship with you. “

What a Pair of Great Big Apes Taught Me About Brotherhood

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“Little moments of brotherhood deserve our attention, even when they happen between a pair of great, big, hairy apes,” writes N.C. Harrison.

My Brother is Much More Than My Arms and Legs

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Because of my muscle wasting disease, I have very little physical ability, but for the most part, I never notice it, and a large reason for that has always been my brother’s endless willingness to help me.

Missing the Closeness of Brotherhood: An Interview With Sebastian Junger

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“We have the most effective military in world history and we can’t schedule a simple surgery for one of our vets. It’s just insane.”

Brotherhood and Vulnerability

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“So many men don’t have someone with the strength to be vulnerable, to tell them how much they mean and how huge a hole it would leave if they left.”

Are Men Failing Us?

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A servant leader, Isaiah Thomas refutes the idea that men are failing society.

I Coach Because He Coached: Inspired by Men Who Mentor

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Coach of the award-winning Chosen League, Philly Roots Fellow Isaiah Thomas says he coaches to mentor instead of coaching to win.

One Man Reflects on the Role Mentoring Had on His Life

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They didn’t call it mentoring back when Bruce “Pop-Pop” Johnson, III, was growing up, but that didn’t stop him from benefiting from the culture that was created.

Brutal Honesty: How Being Tormented Made Me a Mentor

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All Joshua Rivers wanted was validation from a male elder. What he got was that and whole lot more.