For a revolutionary generation of young Jamaican men, the strong and available role models looked like the enemy.
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My wife and I had just received the best and most terrifying news of our lives – we were expecting a baby. I had just lost my job; how would I provide for my family as a struggling writer? Would I be able to be the father I wanted to be?
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