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The Staff At Sweetser Saved My Life

I was the first kid to enter the Portland Cottage Offender Program (in 1992) when I was 12. The staff there saved my life. I could never verbalize the gratitude I have for everyone there who helped me become the kind, honest and sincere man I am today. My hope is, to some day soon, be able to give back to Sweetser for all that was given to me. I still miss my primary counselor, Mary Boothby, who was a second mother to me.

I'm sorry I don't remember my teachers' names, but they were awesome! I do remember the cook, Margaret, a sweet woman. I want you all to know you saved my life. For that I will be forever grateful.

~ Dale J.

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I would urge anyone wondering where and to whom to donate time or funds to please consider Sweetser. In the 1960's, I was a resident of Brown Cottage on the original campus. The values I learned there changed my life. From a teen girl going nowhere, I graduated from high school, married and...

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