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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Thomas's Story

A Journey From Abuse and Neglect to Hope and Love

Growing up in a Washington D.C. drug neighborhood and abandoned by his birth mother as an infant, Thomas was passed around from relative to relative, sexually abused and even shot by a stray bullet. Today, Thomas is a ​junior at Cheyney University ​in Pennsylvania​ and an intern in the Capitol Hill office of Maryland Senator Ben Cardin, thanks to the love and support of his family at Boys Town.

 

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