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Close Ties: Tying On A New Tradition

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Provides a look at a rites of passage ceremony that connects black American teenage boys with male role models. Examines the impact of this new tradition and shows us how tying a necktie-an act associated with men who embody professionalism and prestige-can inspire high school boys to commit to a life of achievement and success.

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