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The Baltimore Sun Mentions President Obama's Visit to CFUF
[Excerpt from The Baltimore Sun]

Obama ended his Baltimore swing by speaking with fathers who had been helped by the Center for Urban Families, a workforce development group that has connected thousands of fathers with stable employment.

Marcus Dixon, an alumni of the program, told the president how he came to the center shortly after getting out of jail. Now, Dixon said he’s attending Baltimore City Community College, picking up his prerequisites for pharmacology.

“It restored my dignity,” said Dixon, the father of two boys. “One of the greatest things they taught me was not to have a poor mind set.”

Obama noted that he grew up without a father, adding that it was “a hard situation” but said Dixon was setting a good example for his sons.

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