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  • Dedication

    Joey and April were unable to have children of their own. Through Boys Town Foster Family Services, they discovered a way to build a family and give young, at-risk children a stable and loving home.

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  • Recovery

    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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  • Reawakening

    Connor’s life was spiraling out of control. Drugs. Alcohol. Plummeting grades. One day he drank so much that he ended up in the hospital. It was his mother’s birthday. The next day, his parents brought him to Boys Town, where he was able to rebuild his life away from the noise and distractions of everyday teenage life.

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  • Harmony

    Karen made one of the toughest decisions any parent has to make. She had her son Nick arrested and sent to Boys Town. Today, they're tighter than they've ever been, and Nick is on his way to a bright future. Watch their inspirational story and help save more children and families by sharing their story of healing and hope today!

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  • Courage

    Robyn thought that violence was normal in a domestic relationship. When she couldn't find the courage to leave her abusive boyfriend, the state stepped in and removed her three children from her care. Despondent over the loss of her kids and seeing no other way out, Robyn attempted suicide by overdosing on prescription drugs. It was at this point, that Robyn finally reached out for the help she and her family so desperately needed. Today, thanks to Boys Town, Robyn is on the path to recovery and a reunited family.

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  • Rescued

    Orphaned as a young boy, Edward was abused, neglected and humiliated by relatives for 12 years. After his aunt and uncle rescued him, they turned to Boys Town to help him adjust to life in a family. Edward's Boys Town Family Consultant helped him set goals, finish school and learn to trust again. Watch how your support helps kids like Edward replace hell and torture with hope and transformation.

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  • Family

    Jason and Alondra were caught in an unhealthy, abusive relationship. Fighting and alcohol abuse in front of their two-year old daughter threatened to break their family apart. See how your support of Boys Town's In-Home Family Services helped this family get on its feet, get healthy and get back together.

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  • Free

    For years, the Musgrove family endured heartbreaking hardships that threatened to tear them apart. Their household was plagued with anger and confusion. One child was dealing with eating disorders, drug and alcohol addictions, mental illnesses and suicidal thoughts. See how your support helped the Musgrove family find freedom from addiction and despair.

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