I recently tried to describe our wrestling mission to help rescue boys out of addictions and to train them up, both in Brazil and in Platteville, Wisconsin. By the age of 10, most children in Manaus are addicted to some form of cocaine. One third of those children will be dead in five years from overdose or violence. The magnitude of the drug problem in Brazil is illustrated by the fact that more drugs are confiscated in one major city in Brazil in one month than all the drugs confiscated in all the US in one year! Mind blowing!
We may not have as much drug influence, but how many of you have sons? What are your strategies for raising boys to become men? What does every boy need to know to become a man? Does it matter from whom he hears those things? Well, strange things, surprising things have happened in just this last year that are shocking and shaping my strategies to accomplish this daunting task of training little boys into mighty men. Read the rest of this entry »