Here’s What Happened When Boys And Men Of All Ages Were Asked To Respond To The Phrase “Be A Man”

“Someone who can be a hero to someone.”

1. In the latest installment of their One Word series, Cut Video asked boys and men between the ages of 5 and 50 to respond to the phrase “Be a man.”

2. Age 5: “Act tough.”

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3. Age 8: “Unafraid.”

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4. Age 11: “Awesome.”

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5. Age 15: “I feel like it’s kinda sexist. When someone just says ‘Be a man’…well, there are strong women as well.”

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6. Age 18: “Take responsibility.”

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7. Age 21: “Misleading. I’ve learned that being a man doesn’t mean to shut out your feelings, it’s to embrace them.”

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8. Age 24: “Someone who can be a hero to someone.”

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9. Age 27: “Remember your duty.”

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10. Age 34: “To stand up for what you believe in.”

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11. Age 38: “Overrated.”

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12. Age 43: “Silly.”

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13. Age 45: “Honest.”

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14. Age 50: “Trust your instincts. Be strong.”

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He concluded with, “Don’t let people push you around, and be kind to women.”

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