where's daddy's?

Bell, Victoria K.
June 2003
Essence (Time Inc.);
Presents an article describing the experiences of an Afro-American single mother. Effect of single motherhood on her child's views of fatherhood; Challenges facing a single mother regarding the absence of her child's father; Lesson in life learned from the experience.


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