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Boys Town: A History of Hope and Healing for Troubled Youth with Aric Johnson (Ep. 105)

August 23, 2023

Family plays a pivotal role in shaping young lives, extending a guiding hand that leads troubled youth towards a brighter future. Not every child has access to a supportive family and unconditional love, but every child deserves it. Boys Town’s mission is to give troubled youth the opportunity to get the right kind of care, at the right time, in the right way.

In this episode, Peter Raskin dedicates a heartfelt send-off to his co-host, Aric Johnson, who will be returning with his wife to Boys Town. It marks Aric's final episode, where we learn more about his and his wife's mission in Boys Town, a charitable organization founded by Father Flanagan in 1917. Aric explains the purpose of Boys Town and how it provides guidance and support to children in need. He highlights the family-style environment fostered at Boys Town and emphasizes the significance of defining family in diverse and meaningful ways. Peter and Aric delve into the importance of giving back and helping others, a theme that resonates throughout their discussion.

Peter and Aric discuss:

  • Aric’s journey and involvement with at-risk youth
  • The history and mission of Boys Town
  • Boys Town's role in providing a safe and nurturing environment for children
  • Creating a family-style environment at Boys Town
  • The significance of defining family in different ways
  • And more


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