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​​​​​​​​​​No Child's Life Should Be Hopeless

Imagine growing up with absent parents, surrounded by gang violence and rampant drug activity. Imagine having to steal food just to survive day to day. These are the kids who have slipped through society’s cracks. The sad part is, just like all children, they have potential – they just need hope and someone to believe in them. Boys Town provides both to thousands of at-risk children each year.

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Pyper's Story

Diagnosed with cerebral palsy as a child, Pyper was bullied in school to the point of considering suicide. Pyper and her father found hope at Boys Town, where she fell in with a group of peers who immediately embraced her for her unique gifts.

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Trudy's Story

Struggling to adjust to caring for a baby with special needs, Trudy turned to drugs for escape. Eventually her son was taken from her. She became pregnant again, losing her second ​child to the state as well. Only Boys Town gave her the help and strength to turn her life around.


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