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Boys Town,

village, Douglas co., E Nebr.; inc. 1936. The noted community was founded in 1917 by Father Edward J. Flanagan (1886–1948) for homeless or abandoned boys. The village is governed by the boys themselves and maintained by voluntary contributions. Girls were admitted for the first time in 1979.
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The Common Sense Parenting series from Boy's Town Press is a guide filled with research-tested methods, adaptive skills, tips, tricks, and techniques for parents of children.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Boy's Town, National Headquarters, 200 Flanagan Blvd.
In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to Our Lady of Mount Carmel-Saint Ann Restoration Fund, 24 Mulberry Street, Worcester or to Boy's Town, Boys Town National Headquarters, 200 Flanagan Boulevard, PO Box 6000, Boys Town, NE 68010.
He founded Boy's Town, following his faith, looking after children of any race or creed, supporting them to adulthood.
The tournament was the 14th annual Knights of Columbus Cardinal McIntyre Assembly, to raise money for parishes and for a range of charities, including the Veterans Hospital in North Hills and Boy's Town in Chatsworth.
The children at Boy's Town "are out of touch with the whole concept of cause and effect," he says.