Michael Pearce, outdoor writer for the Wichita Eagle, has another installment on his blog about the time he has been spending mentoring young Jake in the outdoors.
Quoting from Michael's article:
Today, it seems too many boys are turning to ill-advised acts to prove themselves as men to themselves and their peers. Such things include joining violent gangs, abusing alcohol and drugs, driving too fast and fathering illegitimate children. Sadly too many girls are doing much of the same to prove themselves, too.
And such things are why I think it's so important that adults encourage and lead