Oprah's Lifeclass:

How This Father and Son Who Reunited on Oprah's Lifeclass Are Building a New Relationship

Aveion Cason is a former NFL running back who spent nine seasons playing in the pros—and he grew up fatherless. Yet when Aveion had a son of his own, he was absent from his child's life, continuing the cycle of fatherlessness. They reconnected for the first time in nine years on Oprah's Lifeclass. After the show, Aveion; his son, Aveion Jr.; and the boy's mother, Brandy, all made brave choices. Get an update on how they are doing today. Then, find out why Bishop T.D. Jakes says too many women use their children as a switch to punish fathers.

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