My Dad is Dying. How Do I Find the Words?

Torsten Klaus asks “How the fuck do I say good bye to my dying Dad? We haven’t spoken much in the last years.” Here is how.

Building Blocks and Band-Aids: A Story of Fathers and Forgiveness

Shadley Grei lived for thirty-five years without knowing his father. But, after he finally decided to forgive his father for their past, their relationship moved in a surprising direction.

Getting To Know My Father

LeRon Barton learns to confront a fallible, human man rather than an icon.

What My Dog Taught Me About Friendship

After former child actor Trevor Eyster became homeless, he learned the true meaning of friendship from a puppy called Jake.

Grandfatherhood: A Baggage-Free Relationship

We can’t make it happen, but becoming a grandparent brings the gift of unconditional love from another human being.

Whether to Father: 11/3

Don’t know if you want to become a father? Or are you certain?

Graphic Tales of Larceny

Matthew Parker’s graphic novel illustrates his personal journey from heroin addiction and petty crime to the Columbia MFA program.