Past Stories

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

President’s message

President’s message

What would your life look like if every day were the same? No birthday cakes to mark another year of life, no Christmas trees or warm family gatherings. Gone, too, are the fireworks that celebrate our independence. Even that weekly lunch meeting or phone call with friends is just a wistful memory. Let me challenge…

Armando: A family icon

Armando: A family icon

Armando eyed the tanned-leather boots inside their glass case. The bright blue of the shaft stood out, even 29 years after their creation. When Armando came to Boys Ranch six years ago, he learned that a brand-new pair of Boys Ranch-branded cowboy boots were among the gifts our graduating seniors receive. But, he didn’t know…

Emily: A tradition worth celebrating

Emily: A tradition worth celebrating

“I’ve really always enjoyed it,” Emily said. “I enjoy the people around me, the people who care for me and give their time to us.” Emily is in a unique position to offer such an opinion — she’s lived some 12 of her 17 years here at Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch. Emily’s grandparents received custody…

Seth found himself in unfamiliar waters

Seth found himself in unfamiliar waters

Seth looked down the road in front of him. It seemed to stretch off into nowhere. I’m in the middle of nowhere — another city, another state, he thought. While the long drive to Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch often draws this sort of reaction from young people coming to campus for the first time, Seth…

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