Finding the Truly Heroic Among Us Mere Mortals

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“The men whom I have met during the Project have each inspired me to grow in a different way. They are my heroes. What we need as men isn’t more silent suffering; it’s the willingness to tell and listen to the truth of our lives.” ~ Tom Matlack

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Ft. Monroe Officer’s Club

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John Tinseth remembers the first older woman who caught his eye, and the first time he made his father laugh.

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Why I Always Put the Toilet Seat Down

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James Fell is proud to announce that he’s one of those guys who puts the toilet seat down.

You Look Good, Padre, He Said

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David Raether went from TV writer to homeless in a few short years. But he always had his kids’ respect.

The Overcoat of Masculinity Can Crush You

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Carlos Andrés Gómez tells a story that will stay with you forever (video).

Defining Moments: They Can Get F*&^%ed

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How can you escape an abusive past—a victim of bullying where no one believes you—without having those moments define you? One man’s story.

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The Forge: A Movie Made from Pain for People in Pain

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A video by Eric Raymond Lim for his sister Tanya Lim who committed suicide touches Thaddeus Howze deeply. And he hopes it will touch others.

The Authentic Man Experiment

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Damien Bohler sets forth on a journey of self-discovery in trying to find his authentic self, and a truly authentic relationship, with the help of dating expert Shana James.

How Can We Not Expect the Worst?

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Despite being a survivor himself, Nico Lang holds onto the hope that someday rape will no longer be something we expect will happen.

I Should Have Been Finding Him Reasons To Live

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After losing his best friend to suicide, Eirik Rogers was flooded with grief and on the brink of taking his own life—until another man’s story saved him.

My Last Days: Meet Ryan Woods

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“We’re all in the process of dying. What story are you going to live out?”

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Colin Berry remembers the summer when he went from boyhood to manhood.

My Six Hours of Corporate Success

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Jose Padua’s afternoon at the company picnic could have changed his life forever . . . but it didn’t.