A priest serves Thanksgiving dinner to Boys Town residents.
Boys Town, Nebraska.
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Derek Brown in radon-laced water at Merry Widow Mine, Basin, Montana.
Students at Boys Town pray before class.
Girls share kitchen duties in their Boys Town group house.
NGS writer Jennifer Steinberg shares a special moment with three-year-oldJustice Jones in Boys Town.
Gay Peterson tames Peta, a wild mustang with gentleness.
A Boys Town resident practices the tuba.
Old people inhale radon at Merry Widow Mine, Basin, Montana.
A Boys Town resident chats on the phone.
Woman and pet dog emerging from Merrywidow Mine after radon therapy.
Merrywidow Mine, Basin, Montana.
Traveling salesman offers Winchester rifle to patron of bar.
Group homes hug the main street of the 900-acre Boys Town.
Boys take a quick break to call the next play in a football game.
Bill Shelton drives to mine hoping to be well enough to ride a horse.
The water tower in the corner of this picture tells us it was taken in Boys Town, a place where troubled kids have a second chance.
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