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October 17, 2023
Boys Town Movie Premiere with Spencer Tracy and Mickey Rooney
Fulfilling a special request Father Flanagan made to MGM President Louis B. Mayer, the movie “Boys Town” held its world premiere in Omaha, Nebraska on September 7, 1938, complete with all the glitz an
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October 13, 2023
Father Flanagan’s Foundational Values Ensured Boys Town Was Built to Last
Boys Town, founded in 1917, has thrived for a century, serving over 32,000 youth, a testament to its enduring impact.
Thomas Lynch
May 31, 2023
“Ted Lasso” Season 4? Boys Town Would Be a Perfect Fit!
Boys Town, Father Edward Flanagan's famous home for boys and girls, founded in 1917, could provide Ted the perfect backdrop in his continuing crusade of helping others with his wit and wisdom
Boys Town Contributor
May 15, 2023
Are There Girls at Boys Town?
The story of how girls first came to Boys Town is one of opportunity, courage and a milestone change to meet the needs of America's youth.
Boys Town Contributor
March 7, 2023
Gone Too Soon - The Final Chapter on Boys Town Alumnus Patrick K. McKenna
Today, we salute Pat McKenna and all our Boys Town Alumni who have bravely served and remember that Boys Town family is forever.
Boys Town Contributor
March 7, 2023
Ancient Order of Hibernians Give Lifetime Achievement Award to Boys Town Employee
Tom Lynch, Boys Town?s Director of Community Programs, recently received a Lifetime Achievement Award for God and Country from the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Father Flanagan Division.
Boys Town Contributor
February 6, 2023
Triumphs of Alumni Achievements: Inspiring Success Stories from Boys Town
Thousands of Boys Town alumni have found hope, healing, and success. We wanted to shine a spotlight on a few who we are proud to call our alumni.
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December 19, 2022
Being Called into the Wilderness
During this time of year, we are told in the book of Matthew, that we are called to enter and acknowledge the wilderness of our own sin and that of the world, in preparation for Christmas.
Father Steven Boes