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Cal Farley’s: It’s where you’re going that counts!

Dusty: A turn for the best

Dusty: A turn for the best

“I came (to Cal Farley’s) stubborn, wanting to do my own thing,” the young man said, considering the person he was. “I thought the world revolved around me, but it didn’t.” Dustin, or Dusty as his friends know him, brushed his hand through his dark brown hair, his eyes widening as his thoughts brought him forward…

Ocean: No longer adrift

Ocean: No longer adrift

“I’m going to feel like I actually did something with my life.” That’s how Ocean, 18, described her anticipation of high school graduation this year. Given where her life’s journey has taken her so far, it’s safe to say she has, indeed, done something very remarkable with her life. And, of course, Ocean said she…

Prince: A model of success

Prince: A model of success

About 12 years ago, a five-year-old boy left his war-torn country. His mother knew he’d have the chance for a better life in America. Now 17, Prince doesn’t remember much from that time. But, he knows his loving mother had his best interests at heart. “(My mom) didn’t want me to be in that situation,”…

Anna: Different

Anna: Different

For Anna, 17, Cal Farley’s has been an important second chance. It’s also the most recent of two important second chances in her life. “I was adopted when I was seven,” Anna recalled, sharing the first time she got a much-needed fresh start. By that time, the young Vermont native already had experienced her share of…

Brendon: ‘The hands of God’

Brendon: ‘The hands of God’

“When I was younger, I thought paramedics were the hands of God — because they gave people second chances,” said Brendon, 18. Brendon, a Cal Farley’s alumnus, hopes to be those ‘hands of God’ himself soon, too. “I just really want to help people. I’ve been taking care of my mom since I was little,” he…

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