When children are deemed too much to handle by their parents, they’re often times sent off to boarding schools. Or worse, correctional camps -- in the hopes that they’ll be able to turn their lives around. This was more common in the early 1900s, when kids were sent there for menial things. Like running away or bad behavior, as opposed to nowadays where they’re institutionalized for criminal activity. The Arthur G. Dozier School For Boys was one of the institutions where parents would send their unruly children. Its doors were open between 1900 and 2011, but those who remember being there don’t seem to have very many fond memories. Just recently, it was discovered that staff members would physically, sexually, and mentally abuse their students, and nearly 50 children died there.
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