​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Success Stories

Our youth programs, rich in nearly 100 years of experience, continue to be rooted in Father Flanagan’s belief in the potential of all children to succeed.

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​When DeAaron Ross-Mays talks about his future, his words are confident but not boastful. His tone is ​determined, but not cocky.

The 18-year-old Michigan native has good reason to be self-assured.

The success and stability of DeAaron’s life today stand in stark contrast to the disappointment and volatility of his childhood.


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Quotes from other Boys Town youth