Special Report on White House Boys

Kelley was kind enough to send me a link to a St. Petersburg (FL) Times special report about an all boys reform school.

For Their Own Good

They were screwed-up kids, sent to the reform school in Marianna for smoking, fighting, stealing cars or worse. The Florida School for Boys — that’d straighten them out.

Fifty years later they are, by their own account, screwed-up men — afraid of the dark, unable to love or be loved, twisted by anger, scarred by the whippings they endured in a cinder block hell called the White House.

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