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Daddy, what did you do in the men's movement?

Robert Bly may have retreated to his sweat lodge, but the reconsideration of masculinity and fatherhood he helped initiate hasn't ended.

GOD AND MAN: At the first annual Catholic Men's Conference, held in Boston in March, the 2,200 attendees were urged to be 'the spiritual leaders' of their homes.
GOD AND MAN: At the first annual Catholic Men's Conference, held in Boston in March, the 2,200 attendees were urged to be "the spiritual leaders" of their homes. (Globe Staff Photo / Wendy Maeda) Globe Staff Photo / Wendy Maeda
By Paul Zakrzewski
June 19, 2005

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THE LAST TIME most of us heard a joke about grown men getting in touch with themselves by beating on drums or hunkering down in sweat lodges, the first Gulf War was in full swing, and Nirvana ruled the airwaves. But for a brief moment in the early 1990s, the ''men's movement" was everywhere you looked, from Jay Leno to ... (Full article: 1632 words)

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