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Against all odds Father Flanagan starts "Boys' Town" after hearing a convict's story. Whitey Marsh comes there. He runs away but, hungry, returns. He runs away again but, when friend Pee Wee is hit by a car, returns. He runs away and joins his brother's gang. Flanagan and the boys capture the crooks and the reward saves the town. Written by
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Makes you think long and hard about what is important
"No race that does not take care of its young can hope to surviveor deserves to survive." -Father Flanagan I've seen this movie several times and each time it leaves me humbled. All too often we are caught up in the gotta haves of today without realizing what the true gotta haves are. And that is children who are loved and nurtured. Father Flanagan performed a wonderful service during his 62 years on earth and we should be grateful for that self sacrifice. Thanks to Father Flanagan, the world is a better place and children are cared for in the way that they deserve. Because without well adjusted children, how can we expect to be surrounded by well adjusted adults? Bottom line, this movie will make you think and perhaps re evaluate what is truly important in life.
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