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Fatherlessness in the U.S. remains a prevalent issue as the number of children living apart from their biological fathers is estimated to be nearly 30 percent (or roughly one in three), according to 2011 Pew Research data.

The number of children living apart from their biological fathers has more than doubled over the last four decades amid a growing decline in nuclear families.

In 1960, 11 percent of children lived apart from their biological fathers as compared to 27 percent in 2010.

One Christian artist says he hopes his music will spark conversations about the growing problem and bring healing to families across the nation.

In August, acclaimed singer/songwriter Brian Nhira released his new single “Back Where You Belong” from his debut album Hope’s Stand. The powerful track is described as an “anthem for the fatherless,” and Nhira told The Christian Post about how a shopping trip to a local Walmart inspired the song.

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source: TheChristianPost.com

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