Past Stories

Cal Farley's Boys Ranch residents and alumni share their experiences

Laura: Lighting up her world

Laura: Lighting up her world

Laura, 10, stared intensely at the candles on the Boys Ranch Chapel stage. Their warm glow made her smile at being in her new Cal Farley’s home. “They light up the whole place,” she said, closing her eyes to picture them again in her mind. “It’s very beautiful when I see that back there. It…

Sydnee: Moving toward hope

Sydnee: Moving toward hope

A huge grin spread across Sydnee’s face as she recalled her first Christmas at Cal Farley’s. “When I first got (to Cal Farley’s) … it was really nice, because we came together as a home.” Without hesitation, Sydnee, 17, added, “for the first time, I felt like I belonged in a family.” At Christmastime, young people at…

Keaira: A life that shines for all to see

Keaira: A life that shines for all to see

Sitting beneath the tree that bright Christmas morning, watching the lights reflect from its shiny surface, Keaira stared lovingly at the most beautiful thing she’d ever seen. Keaira held a gift from her mother, a silver heart-shaped necklace. It was split down the middle, with “mother” engraved on one side, and “daughter” on the other.…

Justin: A place where he can let go …

Justin: A place where he can let go …

Justin knew he had a problem. For as long as he could recall, he’d been unable to control his emotions, especially anger. “People would tell me I need to stop,” he said, “but I’d tell them ‘I know I need to stop. I can’t stop.’” As a young child, the modest teen of 14 with…

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