The Cost of Absent Fathers

I read this today on a Belmont Foundation email. Belmont is a foundation started by Donald Miller (Blue Like Jazz, Through Painted Deserts, To Own a Dragon...). This NGO works to support and mentor guys who have no fathers....such a great organization!

The Cost of Absent Fathers
63% of youth suicides are from fatherless homes.
75% of adolescents patients in chemical abuse centers come from fatherless homes.
70% of juveniles in state operated insitutions have no fathers.
85% of youth in prison had no fathers at home.
90% of homeless and runaway children are from fatherless homes.
71% of high school dropouts come from fatherless homes.

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