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Stamford program helps men be better fathers

STAMFORD, Conn. — Raising two young daughters can be difficult for any father, but James Clark has been getting support and advice from a new program.

Each Wednesday night, Clark and seven other fathers gather in a tiny classroom at the St. Joseph Parenting Center to discuss everything from rearing children on their own to dealing with exes. As the 12-week course recently came to a close, instructor Timothy Welch asked the men what’s different about them now than before the program.

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