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Father Figure by Zun Lee

A stellar photo essay on a very palpable problem in America. Zun Lee’s imagery is not only masterful but he’s narrative will leave you yearning for more.

Father absence is profound problem that is affecting all races and ethnic groups in the United States, but it is particularly devastating in African American communities. 70 percent of African American children are born to single mothers, and at least 80 percent of all African American children will likely spend at least a significant part of their childhood living apart from their dads. There is overwhelming evidence showing that children of all backgrounds who grow up without their fathers face higher risks of issues that can prevent them from leading healthy, caring, and productive lives. continue reading at Zun Lee Photography 

Guy Miller, with son Guy Jr., and daughter Nijeyah. Bronx, NY. by Zun Lee

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