In the United States of America, nearly 73% of African-Americans are born to single mothers. These mothers should be applauded for loving their children, and empathy is extended for those mothers who are rearing their children on their own. In my case, I am blessed to have a father in my life who has been married to my mother for over fifty years.
My father and mother reared five children and they instilled the values of faith, discipline and hard work. My father was instrumental in establishing God as the foundation of our