Jim Brandon, a former player of the Chigago Bears, has been paralysed during the Vietnam-war. When he returns, he tries to get a job as a football-coach, but he doesn't succeed. After a visit to the youth-prison St.Charles he thinks of becoming the football- coach there. He decides to do it, 'cause he likes the challenge. The boys, young delinquents, don't accept him, but he goes all out to be accepted. Written by
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The Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice maintains six Youth Center correction facilities; Illinois Youth Center St. Charles is one of the six and was opened in December, 1904. In 2012 it had a capacity for 348 juvenile males with an average daily population of 328 boys with an average age of 16. See more