Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Dads Show Influence On School's 1st Day

Dads Show Influence On School's 1st Day

An Omaha group hopes a small movement of 50 fathers bringing their children to school will eventually spark a citywide effort to get thousands doing the same thing.
Willie Hamilton has become a staple on the first day of school at Mount View Elementary. All three of his children attended and graduated.
"I love this school. I love this area," Hamilton said.
He's a member of Black Men United. For three years, he has organized the group of fathers who bring their children to school. It's part of Million Father March Day, which Mayor Jim Suttle declared this year.
"Kids remember the smallest things -- a touch, a word, to see men doing positive things -- I think it really inspires them to be more positive," Hamilton said.
To read full article:
Dads Show Influence On School's 1st Day - News Story - KETV Omaha


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