It's a passage that guest Tommy has taken to heart. The father of four sons, ages 3 to 7, he constantly searched for the perfect parenting manual—until he read The Measure of a Man. "I only get one shot and I gotta do it right," Tommy says. "This is everything I've been looking for in a how-to manual on how to raise men—not boys—men."
He's already taught his sons about strength, dignity, character and a strong sense of self. "One of the main points that I've already shared with them is know who you are," Tommy says. "So when someone calls my oldest son, Oree, a name in school, 'Well, you know who you are, so that [name] does not mean you. Let it fall away like an autumn leaf because you know who you are.'"