Jim Brandon, a former player of the Chigago Bears, was paralyzed 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, because he likes the challenge. The boys, young delinquents, don't accept him, but he goes all out to be accepted.
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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 three hundred forty-eight juvenile males with an average daily population of three hundred twenty-eight boys, with an average age of sixteen. See more