Why A Fearless Dad-To-Be Was Scared Of Fatherhood

Kennedy Odede was frightened by the prospect of becoming a dad: "I should do it the right way. But by the way ... what is the right way?"
Kennedy Odede and Jessica Posner Odede during their countdown to parenthood. Source: June July

Kennedy Odede seems like the kind of guy who wouldn't be scared of anything.

He's lived through a lot – and kept on going. When he was around 10, he ran away from home – and a violent stepfather. He lived on the streets in the slum of Kibera in Nairobi, Kenya. Once a mob beat him up for "I thought I was going to die," he says. Another time he was "I still have the scar," he says. (Read here.)

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